Bodianus rufus, dogfish, Hog snapper, hogfish, photos, facts and physical characteristics


Bodianus rufus, dogfish, Hog snapper, hogfish, photos, facts and physical characteristics

Bodianus rufus

Bodianus rufus Description

Dorsal spines: 12; Dorsal soft rays: 9 to 11; Anal spines: 3; Anal soft rays: 11 to 13. Head, upper front part of body, and front of dorsal fin blue if from shallow water, red if from deep; rest of body and tail yellow. Dorsal, anal, and pelvic fins mostl

Bodianus rufus Common Names

  • dogfish, Hog snapper, hogfish

Bodianus rufus Taxonomic Structure

What type of species is Bodianus rufus? Below, you will find the taxonomic groups the Bodianus rufus species belongs to.

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Bodianus rufus, marine species closely related

Bodianus rufus, distinctive physical characteristics

How to identify Bodianus rufus marine species? Below, you will find the list of main identification criteria and physical characteristics of marine species Bodianus rufus. For each identification criteria, the corresponding physical characteristics of marine species Bodianus rufus are marked in green.

Bodianus rufus, geographic distribution

Where is Bodianus rufus found in the world? Below, you will find the list and a world map of the geographic distribution where the marine species Bodianus rufus can be found.

Country Locations Dive Sites
Netherlands Antilles Curaçao Playa Piscardó

    Bodianus rufus, underwater photographers

    Which photographers have photos of Bodianus rufus species? Below, you will find the list of underwater photographers and their photos of the marine species Bodianus rufus.