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Bandit angelfish

Apolemichthys arcuatus


Gold and white reef fish 8-9 inches long with prominent lateral black band running from in front of its eyes to just above its tail. There is also a smaller, shorter black band extending from the rear ventral side around the trailing edge of the tail.


Nearshore tropical reef.


Spotted close to a vertical reef wall ~ 80 feet deep offshore of Poipu Beach, Kauai.

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Allen Hoof
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Allen Hoof

Hawaii, USA

Spotted on Mar 4, 1978
Submitted on Apr 17, 2020

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