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Longspine Squirrelfish

Holocentrus rufus

Description:

The body of the longspine squirrelfish is silvery red, with orange-gold body stripes. Its eyes are very large, which is characteristic of all squirrelfish. The rear dorsal fin is pronounced and sticks up. The anal fin has a strongly elongated third spine, from which this squirrelfish gets its name.

Habitat:

Tom Owens Cay, Belize

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joanbstanley
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joanbstanley

Belize

Spotted on Oct 14, 2013
Submitted on Nov 18, 2013

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