This is a Spotted Goatfish about 8 inches. Photo by Rod 23 Feb 2008 in
about 25 feet water.
Location was Midreef, The Elbow; Key Largo.
A row of three dark, rectangular body blotches is normally visible when
fish is active; Two barbels under tip of chin;
I reduced picture size so they would be visible on your screen. Just click
on thumbnail for 6 x 4 picture, and name for 10 x 8 full size picture or
Size: 5-8 inches; max 11 inches;
Audubon Field Guide; page 537; plate 283-284;
Reef Fish ID 3rd ed.; page 408-409; plate 409;
This is a Spotted Goatfish about 6 inches. Photo by Rod
08 Mar 04 in about 20 feet water.
Location was The Benwood Wreck; Key Largo.
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