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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Harlequin Sweetlips Plectorhinchus chaetodonoides

Observer

zanskar

Date

July 26, 2016 04:26 PM CEST

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

gbentall

Date

August 10, 2016 03:42 PM PDT

Description

Xenistius californiensis

Tags

Photos / Sounds

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What

Bluestriped Grunt Haemulon sciurus

Observer

clinton

Date

July 22, 2006 08:57 AM NZST

Description

Mixed school of predominantly blue striped grunt, with schoolmaster (Lutjanus apodus) and Mahogany snapper (Lutjanus mahogoni) above, a grey snapper (Lutjanus griseus), and a large dog snapper (Lutjanus jocu).

Photos / Sounds

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What

Porkfish Anisotremus virginicus

Observer

catta

Date

November 7, 2014

Place

Belize, BZ (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Bluestriped Grunt Haemulon sciurus

Observer

catta

Date

November 7, 2014

Place

Belize, BZ (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Porkfish Anisotremus virginicus

Observer

mikegrutherford

Date

August 14, 2016 10:53 AM BOT

Description

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Photos / Sounds

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What

Sargo Anisotremus davidsonii

Observer

glmory

Date

August 13, 2016 03:47 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

glmory

Date

August 13, 2016 03:52 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

sudachi

Date

August 6, 2016 03:26 PM JST

Photos / Sounds

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What

French Grunt Haemulon flavolineatum

Observer

ekrimmel

Date

August 2, 2016 01:00 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

French Grunt Haemulon flavolineatum

Observer

ekrimmel

Date

August 2, 2016 11:02 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Porkfish Anisotremus virginicus

Date

July 23, 2016

Place

Pecio C-58 (Google, OSM)
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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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