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Spot-fin Porcupinefish

Diodon hystrix


Photo take at -30 ft on a coral reef, this is a common fish on this area territorial usually stay in a cave or hangover reefs , Spot fin Porcupinefish are about 1m long It is coloured tan with dark spots above and pale below, and has many long, moveable spines.


Seaward reefs, sheltering under ledges or in caves during the day. More active during night, found from Florida all the Caribbean sea, the Gulf of México , to Brazil.

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Gerardo Aizpuru
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Gerardo Aizpuru


Spotted on Jul 12, 2012
Submitted on Jul 12, 2012

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