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Longfin bannerfish

Heniochus acuminatus


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.


Coral reef walls.


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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The MnMs
The MnMs 12 years ago

Thanks, Nicole :-)

NicoleB 12 years ago

Beautiful catch!

The MnMs
The MnMs 12 years ago

Thanks! I have many yet to post :-)

Dangermouse 12 years ago

A real beauty!

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

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