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Longjaw Squirrelfish
Neoniphon marianus

A solitary squirrelfish patrols a coral reef. Squirrelfish have long sharp dorsal spines. When threatened they raise the white-tipped spines as a warning.

Roatan, Honduras
 
Sea Facts:

The Red Sea has the distinction of being the warmest and saltiest sea. Depending on where it's measured, the Red Sea can attain a temperature of 87.8 degrees Fahrenheit.

 

Longjaw Squirrelfish

 
         
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