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Sand Tilefish

Malacanthus plumieri


Photo take a t -35 ft in sand area next to a reef. This long white fish medium size, is very common of this waters usually seen alone in sand areas, hides in the sand bottom where it construct mounds of rubble and coral peaces over their burrows to protect against predators.


From Florida all the Caribbean sea, Gulf of México to Brazil.

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Gerardo Aizpuru
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Gerardo Aizpuru


Spotted on Feb 15, 2012
Submitted on Feb 15, 2012

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