This is a Trunkfish about 15 inches
Photo by Rod 25 Feb 2008 in about 20 feet water.
Location was Banana Reef, Key Largo, Florida.
Features: 1. Obvious hump on back; 2. Base of tail long;
Notes: also called "Buffalo Trunkfish"; quite wary; retreat when
approached; Notice small sharksucker attached to this very weakened fish;
Size: 12 - 17 inches.; max 19 inches;
Depth: 3-35 feet;
Audubon Field Guide; page 680; plate 407;
Reef Fish ID 3rd ed; page 390-391; plate 391;
Box 13 Chazy Lake
Dannemora, N.Y. 12929
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