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Slender file fish

Monacanthus tuckeri

Description:

Amazing camouflage techniques used by some! This one was swimming vertically to mesh in with the gorgonian coral fingers

Habitat:

Akumal coral reef, Yucatan, Mexico


1 species ID suggestions

Slender filefish
Monacanthus tuckeri Monacanthus tuckeri

3 Comments

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 4 years ago

:)

ChrisP
ChrisP 4 years ago

Thank you for the ID Gerardo...much appreciated!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 4 years ago

Great find they are so small hard to see :)

Quintana Roo, Mexico

Lat: 20.40, Long: -87.32

Spotted on Mar 10, 2007
Submitted on Jun 10, 2013

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