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Dash-and-dot goatfish

Parupeneus barberinus

Description:

The dash-and-dot goatfish has the twin chin barbels typical of goatfishes. The body color is white with a black to dark brown stripe (dash) reaching from the upper lip through the eye and along the body, followed by a black spot (dot) at the base of the caudal fin. Above the stripe, the body has a yellowish tint.

Notes:

Spotted in Dive and Trek house reef

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Eric Noora
Spotted by
Eric Noora

Batangas, Philippines

Spotted on Sep 4, 2011
Submitted on Sep 6, 2011

Spotted for Mission

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