Shorefishes of the Greater Caribbean online information system

EspaƱol  Contact



  • snout pointed
    groove -side of nape
    male: dark brown; D XXI-XXII, peak in center spines
    female body: white, dark-edged bars
    eye cirrus barred, up to 3X eye
  • head blunt
    pair ridges between rear 1/2 eyes
    eye cirrus 2.5X eye
    D XXII, male: front high, spine IV longest
    male D: front oblique bars, spot base spine I, ocellus - margin III-IV
  • snout blunt
    eye cirrus short, 3 tips
    male D: front sail, IV-VI highest, black + pale oblique bars, front base D blue spot
    female D - oblique bars at front
    female: back - pale saddles, flank - clusters spots
  • snout pointed
    D XVII-XX, male - spines IV-VI longest
    male D: black, gold blotch front base
    D 14-16; A 20-21