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Smooth Trunkfish

Rhinesomus triqueter

Description:

Photo take at -45 ft in a Caribbean reef near the coast. The smooth trunkfish has an angular body sheathed in plate-like scales, growing to a maximum length of 47 cm, though 20 cm is a more normal size,more common named a boxfish Wikipedia. Español (Cofrecito)

Habitat:

Found on coral reefs up to -50 mt depth from Canada all the Caribbean sea to south Brazil.

Notes:

I look up and there 3 Smooth trunkfish floating on top of a coral head incredible moment .

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8 Comments

animaisfotos
animaisfotos 8 years ago

An amazing picture. Thanks for sharing.

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 8 years ago

Thanks Blogie and Jeeanette

Jeannette
Jeannette 8 years ago

Very cute :)

Blogie
Blogie 8 years ago

I love these guys! They're so cute. :)

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 8 years ago

Thanks Annie

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 8 years ago

Gracias Marta si que es lindo

AnnieLopezReyes
AnnieLopezReyes 8 years ago

Nice shot.

The MnMs
The MnMs 8 years ago

Que grupito mas bonito!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Spotted by
Gerardo Aizpuru

Mexico

Spotted on Feb 27, 2012
Submitted on Feb 27, 2012

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