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Spotted Drum ( juvenile )

Equetus punctatus

Description:

Photo take at -30 ft on a coral reef , Is a small fish white color whit black stripes and dots as adult, about 7 cm long , It is frequently observed during the day under ledges or near the opening of small caves, at depths between 3 and 30 meters, where it swims in repetitive patterns. A nocturnal feeder, it leaves the protection of its daily shelter at night to feed.

Habitat:

Found on coral reef, in shallow waters down to -90 ft fom Florida all the Caribbean sea to North Brazil.

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2 Comments

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 8 years ago

Thanks Alice :)

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 8 years ago

Beautiful fish

Gerardo Aizpuru
Spotted by
Gerardo Aizpuru

Mexico

Spotted on Oct 3, 2012
Submitted on Oct 3, 2012

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