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Recent observations

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Latin Grunt Haemulon steindachneri

Observer

josebraham_25

Date

May 4, 2016 11:03 PM COT

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Sailor's Choice Haemulon parra

Date

September 18, 2016

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Brown Sweetlips Plectorhinchus gibbosus

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budak

Date

April 23, 2013 07:30 PM AWST

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Porkfish Anisotremus virginicus

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moniquebridges

Date

July 25, 2015 04:30 PM EDT

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Spottail Grunt Haemulon maculicauda

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elg56

Date

August 17, 2016 10:01 AM MDT

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Spottail Grunt Haemulon maculicauda

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elg56

Date

August 17, 2016 10:01 AM MDT

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Oriental Sweetlips Plectorhinchus vittatus

Observer

kayko77

Date

July 8, 2015 09:20 AM CEST

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Porkfish Anisotremus virginicus

Observer

skiman1016

Date

July 15, 2008

Description

The yellow and black fish in the midst of the blue tangs

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French Grunt Haemulon flavolineatum

Observer

rosaer

Date

August 28, 2016 01:27 AM CDT

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Graybar Grunt Haemulon sexfasciatum

Observer

chelino

Date

August 27, 2016 03:20 PM PDT

Description

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

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Sailor's Choice Haemulon parra

Observer

hartvillestuff

Date

August 20, 2016 07:19 PM ADT

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Bluestriped Grunt Haemulon sciurus

Observer

hartvillestuff

Date

August 20, 2016 07:19 PM ADT
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Description from Wikipedia

The grunts are a family, Haemulidae, of fishes in the order Perciformes. They are numerous and widespread, with about 150 species in 19 genera, found in tropical fresh, brackish and salt waters around the world. They are bottom-feeding predators, and named for their ability to produce sound by grinding their teeth. They also engage in mutualistic relationship with cleaner gobies of genus Elacatinus, allowing them to feed off of ectoparasites on their bodies....

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