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Jawfish from Ambon Bay?


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#1 Karen Honeycutt

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Posted 16 February 2019 - 12:01 PM

Any suggestions about species?



#2 Karen Honeycutt

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Posted 16 February 2019 - 12:03 PM

Here is photo.

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Posted 16 February 2019 - 06:00 PM

Opistognathus solorensis? (Solor Jawfish)

There are yellow and non-yellow variations. This looks like the non-yellow variation.


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Posted 08 March 2019 - 04:33 AM

I have been to Ambon. What an amazing place for dirty muck diving. Did you dive in the harbor under that boats for mandarinffish? 


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Posted 08 March 2019 - 09:44 AM

I will certainly remember my dives in Ambon Bay....

https://www.scubaboard.com/community/threads/fishhook-in-finger.572541/