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Honeycomb trunkfish

Acanthostracion polygonius

Description:

Bold pattern of hexagons outlined by narrow dark lines; centers and areas between hexagons pale. Purplish blue on sides and ventrally

Habitat:

Western Atlantic: New Jersey, USA and Bermuda to Brazil, including the Caribbean and Antilles. Absent from the Gulf of Mexico.

Notes:

cow or trunk fish, not sure of the species. saw in bonaire

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Jake Barnes
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Jake Barnes

Netherlands

Spotted on Jun 22, 2009
Submitted on Apr 5, 2012

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