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Longnose Hawkfish

Oxycirrhites typus

Description:

The longnose hawkfish, predator of the pygmy seahorse, has a whitish body with a red cross-hatch pattern. It has a long snout and a large mouth with teetch. It can grow to a length of about 13cm.

Habitat:

Generally found perched on gorgonian sea fans or black coral. Found at depths of 5 to 100m.

Notes:

Spotted this little fish sitting on a sea fan (Muricella sp.).

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6 Comments

Maria dB
Maria dB 8 years ago

wonderful spotting!

nexttogone
nexttogone 8 years ago

That is a strange pattern for any creature ") Love it.

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 8 years ago

Wonderful shots Blogie :):)

Blogie
Blogie 8 years ago

Thanks, Jeannette, JillBlack, HetalASatani and ArgyBee!

JillBlack
JillBlack 8 years ago

Nice photo

Jeannette
Jeannette 8 years ago

Beautiful :)

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Davao Del Norte, Philippines

Spotted on Sep 16, 2012
Submitted on Sep 17, 2012

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