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Freckled Goatfish

Upeneus tragula

Description:

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.

Habitat:

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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