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Red-spotted Hawkfish

Amblycirrhitus pinos


Brown and black striped hawkfish with red spots near the head. They use their pectoral fins as legs and perch like a hawk on a rock and swoop down to get their prey.


Had this in my aquarium for years. I enjoyed his antics. I wish I had a better camera back when I had my aquarium.

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Denton, Texas, USA

Spotted on Apr 28, 2001
Submitted on Apr 28, 2012

Spotted for Mission

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