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What

Natal Fingerfin Chirodactylus jessicalenorum

Observer

csavy

Date

January 3, 2009

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What

Twotone Fingerfin Chirodactylus brachydactylus

Observer

csavy

Date

January 2, 2009

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No photos or sounds

What

Crested morwong Cheilodactylus vestitus

Observer

megskeleton

Date

February 14, 2014
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Description from Wikipedia

Morwongs (also called butterfish, fingerfins, jackassfish, snappers, and moki) are perciform fishes comprising the family Cheilodactylidae. Most of the almost 30 species are found in temperate and subtropical oceans in the Southern Hemisphere, but three (Cheilodactylus quadricornis, C. zebra and C. zonatus) are restricted to northwest Pacific off Japan and China, and C. vittatus is restricted to Hawaii.

No range data available.