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What are these Caribbean reef critters ?? . . . attached to coral heads.

Discussion in 'Name that Critter' started by ScubaTub, Mar 8, 2017.

  1. ScubaTub

    ScubaTub Angel Fish

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  2. CuzzA

    CuzzA Solo Diver

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    One of my favorite corals. Scolymia, a large polyp stony coral. Google some picture of Australian Scolys and some video of them feeding. Pretty awesome.
     
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  3. ScubaTub

    ScubaTub Angel Fish

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    Coral ?? Thanks. It looked like a mollusk.
     
  4. CuzzA

    CuzzA Solo Diver

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    Yes, it's a large polyp stony coral with an amazing appetite and ability to consume large prey, relatively speaking.
     
  5. ScubaTub

    ScubaTub Angel Fish

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    I am enthused about the small stuff in the oceans . . . I had never noticed them before, then they were all over the place.

    Any idea about this tiny Goby-like fish ? It was about an inch (25.4mm) long. Undetermined Goby 2.jpg Undetermined Goby 3.jpg Undetermined Goby.JPG
     
  6. CuzzA

    CuzzA Solo Diver

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  7. ScubaTub

    ScubaTub Angel Fish

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    Thanks, again. It seemed like a Goby . . .
     
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    Like most LPS coral, at night they extend their feeding tentacles which is cool to see. You almost don't recognize them.
     

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