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Sand Diver

Synodus intermedius


The trunk of sand divers is a pallid color, ranging from gray to brownish gray with mottling on the head and trunk grading to a whitish underbelly. They have variable markings, including a black patch on the shoulder girdle, reddish brown vertical bars across the back, and thin yellow-gold striped lateral lines running from behind the gill flap or operculum to the base of the tail or caudal fin. They are able to alter their color, becoming paler or darker to blend with the background.


Near wreck La Machaca, Bonaire.

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Bonaire, Caribisch Nederland, Netherlands

Spotted on Sep 14, 2017
Submitted on Jan 13, 2018

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