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Lagoon triggerfish

Rhinecanthus aculeatus


One of the many fish I have shot in and around Hanauma Bay this year.

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SargonR 7 years ago

Yes, they are quite beautiful, and fun to photograph. Both this Lagoon Triggerfish, and the Reef Triggerfish (Humuhumunukunukuapua'a). A third triggerfish, the Lei Triggerfish (AKA Bursa or Scythe Triggerfish) is also quite common and similar in size--but more drab in appearance.

The MnMs
The MnMs 7 years ago

I love these triggerfishes and also the humuhumu..etc. I went to Maui and Molokai a few years ago, it was awesome to dive there :-)

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Spotted on Apr 27, 2013
Submitted on Dec 30, 2013

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