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Slender file fish

Monacanthus tuckeri

Description:

Amazing camouflage techniques used by some! This one was swimming vertically to mesh in with the gorgonian coral fingers

Habitat:

Akumal coral reef, Yucatan, Mexico

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Slender filefish
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3 Comments

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 7 years ago

:)

ChrisP
ChrisP 7 years ago

Thank you for the ID Gerardo...much appreciated!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 7 years ago

Great find they are so small hard to see :)

ChrisP
Spotted by
ChrisP

Quintana Roo, Mexico

Spotted on Mar 10, 2007
Submitted on Jun 10, 2013

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