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Greater Soapfish

Rypticus saponaceus


From Bermuda to Brazil and Caribbean in shallow reefs.


When I first saw it I thought it was a dead Angelfish. But then I saw the peculiarly shaped head. They rest on the bottom or leaning against the reef as they are nocturnal hunters.

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Curaçao, Netherlands

Spotted on Mar 22, 2016
Submitted on Mar 25, 2016

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