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Freckled Goatfish

Upeneus tragula


Also known as Bar-tailed Goatfish, Dark-band Goatfish and Mottled Goatfish. They feed on small fish and invertebrates, and grow to about 30cm in length.


Found singly or in small groups in sand and rubble areas of silty coastal harbors to outer reefs. Widespread in the Indo-Asia Pacific region.

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Davao Del Norte, Philippines

Lat: 7.16, Long: 125.76

Spotted on Nov 30, 2011
Submitted on Dec 5, 2011

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