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Peppermint Goby

Coryphopterus lipernes

Description:

Size is about 3 cm long. Translucent yellowish gray with iridescent blue markings on snout and upper part of eye; alternating yellow and narrow blue lines extending posteriorly from eye onto anterior body.

Habitat:

Lives in coral heads in fairly deep water. Usually solitary, but sometimes swims close to reef in small groups. Seen in Alice in Wonderland dive site, in Bonaire.


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2 Comments

The MnMs
The MnMs a year ago

Thanks Neil! The coral is probably a Montastraea cavernosa, they come in many colors :-)

Neil Ross
Neil Ross a year ago

I like him :) Nice spotting. Cool-looking coral too.

The MnMs
Spotted by
The MnMs

Bonaire, Caribisch Nederland, Netherlands

Lat: 12.09, Long: -68.29

Spotted on Sep 12, 2017
Submitted on Jan 28, 2018

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