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Forcipiger longirostris
Forcipiger longirostris
Long-nosed Butterfly Fish
Photographer: Lovell and Libby Langstroth
Organization: California Academy of Sciences
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 0000 0000 0905 0593 (2005-09-19)

Copyright © 2005 California Academy of Sciences

  • date of photo  Dec 1982
  • location   Palau (Palau)
  • family Chaetodontidae
  • order Perciformes
  • class Osteichthys
  • habitat  coral reefs
  • notes   The long probing snout is characteristic of the species. They often are seen in pairs as here.
  • camera   Nikon in Oceanic housing
  • photo category: Animal - Fish

  • common names   Longnose Butterflyfish (ITIS ) Long-nosed Butterfly Fish (photographer)
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