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Razor surgeonfish

Prionurus laticlavius


Portruding mouth, gray body with two black bars. Yellow tail. Disk shaped body. Upto 0,32 metres long


Coral & rocky reefs, on depths from 3 to 26 metres. Swims in large groups and feed on algae, sleeps at night in crevices. Found in Eastern Pacific on Costa Rican, Panamanian, and Colombian coasts, as well as Isla de Coco & Galapagos islands.

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Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Spotted on Mar 30, 2010
Submitted on Jan 14, 2012

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