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Coral hawkfish

Cirrhitichthys oxycephalus


Bright red to orange red spots, transparant tail & fins. Upto 10 centimetres in length.


Lives on coral heads & rocks, found between 3 and 36 metres depth. Mostly solitary, feeds on small fishes and crustaceans. In Eastern Pacific from California to Colombia.

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Puntarenas, Costa Rica

Spotted on Feb 26, 2011
Submitted on Jan 14, 2012

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