Angel City

Staghorn Coral

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Staghorn Coral
Bonaire (Angel City) – 5/16/2013

Stove-Pipe Sponge

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1-Stovepipe Tube Sponge
Stove-Pipe Sponge
Bonaire (Angel City) – 5/16/2013

Graysby

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Graysby
Bimini, Bahamas (The Strip) – 11/25/2016 & Islamorada, Florida Keys (Jerry’s Joint) – 10/10/2014

I find it very difficult to distinguish the Rock Hind from the Graysby.  The Graysby has dark/pale spots along the base of the dorsal fin and has a rounder tail than the Rock Hind.

Christmas Tree Worms

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Christmas Tree Worms (3)
Christmas Tree Worms
Bonaire (Angel City) – 5/16/2013

Black Margates

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Black Margate – Juvenile
Islamorada, Florida Keys (Yellow Reef) – 10/9/2014

1-Grey Snapper and Schoolmaster
School of Black Margates
Bonaire (Angel City) – 5/16/2013

Swollen-Claw Mantis

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Swollen-claw Mantis
Swollen-Claw Mantis
Bonaire (Angel City) – 5/16/2013
This Swollen-Claw Mantis quickly retreated into this brown tube sponge for protection when approached.

Getting Clean!

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Stoplight Parrotfish - TerminalPhase
Stoplight Parrotfish – Terminal Phase with a Bluehead Cleaner Wrassse – Transitional Phase
Bonaire (Angel City) – 5/16/2013
This Stoplight Parrotfish stopped to get cleaned by a Bluehead Juvenile.