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bmorescuba

Member Since 12 Jun 2009
Offline Last Active Feb 11 2017 05:55 PM
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In Topic: Fish from Sabang, Philippines

25 January 2017 - 06:17 PM

#5 is definitely a Cardinalfish. My best guess is either 

 

Fivelined Cardinalfish (Cheilodipterus quinquelineatus)

-or-

Juvenile Spitband Cardinalfish (Ostorhinchus compressus)

 

#2 sure looks like a small or juv Hawkfish, but I see none with that distinctive dorsal fin spot. The Batu Coris (Coris batuensis) has that spot, but doesn't match in other ways. Maybe a juv Coris batuensis? Now that I look closer, I see the much smaller spot farther down the dorsal fin. So, I'm going with juvenile Coris batuensis. 

 

Good luck with the Goby (#3) - one can go batty pouring over Goby ID pics....


In Topic: Fish from Sabang, Philippines

25 January 2017 - 06:01 PM

#6 is a Black Leopard Wrasse (Macropharyngodon negrosensis)


In Topic: Nudi from Ambon?

19 January 2017 - 07:54 AM

Possibly Mexichromis Trilineata ?

 

https://www.google.c...iw=1425&bih=726

 

not that google image searches really help, but this species has a lot of variation


In Topic: Philippines Fish

26 December 2016 - 06:33 PM

For #4, it looks a lot like a Morrison's Dragonet (Synchiropus morrisoni), female

 

https://www.flickr.c...57664500523112/

 

If that's not it, probably some species of dragonet.


In Topic: ULCS Clamps

02 December 2016 - 06:10 PM

2nd in line, just in case :)