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Caesar Grunt

Haemulon carbonarium

Poey, 1860

Caesar Grunt

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Summary

Saltwaterfish. Grunts. Yellow to dark copper/bronze stripes. Dusky rear dorsal, anal and tail fins. Inhabits shallow reefs, by day drifting in small groups, by night they spread out to adjacent flats to feed.

To be confused with

- French grunt Haemulon flavolineatum.
- Bluestriped grunt Haemulon sciurus.

Characteristics

Size:18 to 30 cm, max 45 cm.
Colour: Silvery white body with yellow-to-bronze stripes, black fins and tail.
Shape:  Elongated body.


Habitat environment and ecology

Inhabits coral reefs. Inhabits shallow reefs, by day drifting in small groups, by night they spread out to adjacent flats to feed.

Distribution range

BES-eilanden: St. Eustatius.

Author

[Marion Haarsma, feb. 2016]

Literature

- Reef fish identification: Florida Caribbean Bahamas. New World Publications Incorporated, 2002.

Categorieën:

Soorten, Vissen

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Caesar Grunt

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