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Yellowtail Damselfish (juvenile)

Microspathodon chrysurus

Description:

Photo take at .40 ft in a Caribbean reef, One of the favorite from divers, as juvenile has this dark blue color spotted whit neon blue dots. As it grows some dots going away and the tail become yellow.

Habitat:

inhabitant of the Reef´s close to the coast lines. From Florida all the Caribbean Sea to north Brazil.


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Gerardo Aizpuru
Spotted by
Gerardo Aizpuru

Mexico

Lat: 20.85, Long: -86.88

Spotted on Feb 10, 2012
Submitted on Feb 10, 2012

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