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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.
Generally found perched on gorgonian sea fans or black coral. Found at depths of 5 to 100m.
Spotted this little fish sitting on a sea fan (Muricella sp.).