Blue Striped Grunt Photo in 2017-09-11 by Marta & Mark Rubio - Bockstael


Blue Striped Grunt Photo in 2017-09-11 by Marta & Mark Rubio - Bockstael

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  • Title: Blue striped grunt

  • Photographer: Marta & Mark Rubio - Bockstael

  • Taken on: 2017-09-11 10:48:00

  • Uploaded on: 2018-02-25 15:45:59

  • Views: 534

  • Camera: No camera associated

  • License: © All rights reserved

  • Marine Animal: Haemulon sciurus, (Shaw, 1803) 

  • Diving Site: 1000 Steps, Bonaire, Netherlands

  • Business: No business associated

  • Photo description: Its common name comes from its blue stripes and from its habit of grunting by grinding its pharyngeal teeth. The swim bladder, acting as a resonator, amplifies this sound. The head and the body is yellow with many narrow, horizontal blue stripes. The stripe under the eye has a characteristic arch. There is one yellow dorsal fin with 12 dorsal spines and 16-17 dorsal soft rays. The anal fin is dusky yellow. It has three anal spines and nine anal soft rays. The soft dorsal and caudal fins are blackish. The scales above the lateral line are enlarged, while the scales below are oblique. I have often seen them hiding under coral crevices, with other fishes. Olympus XZ-1

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