Longspine Squirrelfish Photo in 2017-09-11 by Marta & Mark Rubio - Bockstael


Longspine Squirrelfish Photo in 2017-09-11 by Marta & Mark Rubio - Bockstael

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  • Title: Longspine squirrelfish

  • Photographer: Marta & Mark Rubio - Bockstael

  • Taken on: 2017-09-11 10:28:00

  • Uploaded on: 2018-02-25 13:06:56

  • Views: 465

  • Camera: No camera associated

  • License: © All rights reserved

  • Marine Animal: Holocentrus rufus, (Walbaum, 1792) 

  • Diving Site: 1000 Steps, Bonaire, Netherlands

  • Business: No business associated

  • Photo description: The longspine squirrelfish (Holocentrus rufus) is a silvery red, sea fish with orange-gold body stripes. One of about 150 species of squirrelfish, their most distinguishing characteristics are their large eyes and the long third spine of the anal fin. It is often included in public aquarium displays. The length of the longspine squirrelfish is about 18 cm (7.8 inches). It lives in coral reefs in tropical and warm temperate seas and eats zoobenthos. It is territorial and uses sounds called “grunts” and “staccatos” to defend its crevice, warn of danger and, in groups, intimidate predators such as the moray eel. The longspine squirrelfish is edible and harvested on a small scale. Sea Life DC1400.

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