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#1 Glasseye Snapper

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Posted 29 May 2014 - 09:16 PM

Another juvenile I can't find in my books as either pictures or descriptions. My feeling was juvenile tomato grouper and I found one image of unknown reliability on the web supporting it but would appreciate confirmation.

 

I found at least two of these juveniles between the Twin Rocks reef and Balanoy muck regions (Anilao/Philippines) at 15-20m depth. They were hanging out on sandy flats with scattered small/medium size rocks, retreat under a rock when you approach but then reappear and stare right at you. Approximately 10-15cm

 

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