Tuesday, September 25, 2012

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Help me out here. I see these fish sitting on the coral every day, but I don't have a clue as to what they are. They are about six to eight inches long. They usually hold their ground until I get within three feet, this one today did not budge while I took its photograph.

Does anybody know what kind of fish this is?

2 comments:

  1. My thanks to Rob for identifying this as a Stocky Hawkfish. The Hawkfish name comes from the way they perch on coral waiting to pounce on passing prey.

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    1. No, it's one of the 7 dwarfs, Grumpy!

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