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Solomon Islands

Discussion in 'Name that Critter' started by 95devils, Oct 19, 2016.

  1. 95devils

    95devils Angel Fish

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    Location: Springboro, OH
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    Here are some clips from video that I took from Guadalcanal to Morovo Lagoon. Been looking on the internet and in books. Conclusion, I suck at id.

    Brushtail Tang?
    Bannerfish.jpg




    The clear tubes? Clear tubes.jpg



    Was jumping around all over the place.

    Not a clue.jpg


    Bicolor, Bleeker's parrotfish or neither?
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    Feathery coral White feathery coral.jpg



    Yellow buttercups
    Yellow Buttercups.jpg


    Yellow crop circles
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  2. DocVikingo

    DocVikingo Senior Member

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    - Juvenile bushtail tang (Zebrasomas scopas).
    - Solitary clear tunicate; likely Clavelina sp.
    - Got a larger, clearer photo?
    - Neither. It appears to be a Scarus sp, but I don't know which one. Parrotfish can go through a number of phases and therefore can be hinkey to identify.
    - Feathery soft coral; Heteroxenia sp.
    - Orange cup coral (Tubastraea coccinea).
    - Nudibranch eggs casing; very likely laid by Notodoris minor (banana nudibranch).

    Cheers,

    DocVikingo
     
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