An 8cm long juvenile Red Morwong (Cheilodactylus fuscus)
Barrel sponges make comfortable perches for Red Morwongs (Cheilodactylus fuscus)
A Red Morwong (Cheilodactylus fuscus) resting on a barrel sponge
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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.