Features: White spot on upper base of tail, and usually, a second, smaller
spot underneath; Orangish spots cover body;
Description: Wide dark brown stripes, and narrow dull yellow stripes that converge near tail base;
Notes: Shy; hide in holes or cracks when approached
This is a Orangespotted Filefish about 6 inches. Photo by Rod 07 Feb 04 in about 30 feet water.
Location was City of Washington Wreck; Key Largo.
Size: 4-7 inches; max 8.5 inches;
Audubon Field Guide; page 674; plate 397;
Reef Fish ID 3rd ed.; page 402-403; plate 403;
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