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Longfin bannerfish

Heniochus acuminatus

Description:

Almost always in pairs, it feeds on zooplankton. It is very similar in appearance to the closely related Heniochus diphreutes, but has a longer and more circular shape.

Habitat:

Coral reef walls.

Notes:

The pennant coralfish's natural distribution is in the Indian and Pacific oceans in reef settings, from southern Japan to Micronesia and Lord Howe Island. Also found in the Seychelles.

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4 Comments

The MnMs
The MnMs 10 years ago

Thanks, Nicole :-)

NicoleB
NicoleB 10 years ago

Beautiful catch!

The MnMs
The MnMs 10 years ago

Thanks! I have many yet to post :-)

Dangermouse
Dangermouse 10 years ago

A real beauty!

The MnMs
Spotted by
The MnMs

Thailand

Spotted on Jul 31, 2011
Submitted on Jul 31, 2011

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