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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

P7221499

What

Ribbon Sweetlips Plectorhinchus polytaenia

Observer

davidr

Date

July 22, 2013 02:30 PM HST

Photos / Sounds

P7221367

What

Harlequin Sweetlips Plectorhinchus chaetodonoides

Observer

davidr

Date

July 22, 2013 08:08 AM HST

Photos / Sounds

P7221361

What

Diagonal-banded Sweetlips Plectorhinchus lineatus

Observer

davidr

Date

July 22, 2013 08:05 AM HST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

corbanhemphill

Date

July 20, 2007

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

corbanhemphill

Date

July 20, 2007

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

corbanhemphill

Date

July 20, 2007

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

corbanhemphill

Date

July 20, 2007

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

corbanhemphill

Date

July 21, 2007

Description

Saw 2 in four feet of water. Each was 1.5 feet long.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Gold-spotted sweetlips Plectorhinchus flavomaculatus

Observer

csavy

Date

December 12, 2008

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Spotted sweetlips Plectorhinchus picus

Observer

csavy

Date

December 12, 2008

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

csavy

Date

March 13, 2011

Description

Piggy, Pinky

Photos / Sounds

P7211222

What

Yellow-striped sweetlips Plectorhinchus chrysotaenia

Observer

davidr

Date

July 21, 2013 10:19 AM HST
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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....

No range data available.