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Rhinecanthus aculeatus
Rhinecanthus aculeatus
Humuhumu Nukunuku Apua'a (hawaii)
Photographer: Joseph Dougherty

ID: 0000 0000 0909 1260 (2009-09-14)

Copyright © 2009 Joseph Dougherty, M.D./

  • date of photo  Apr 2009
  • this photo depicts an animal that was captive or collected
  • photo location   Oregon Coast Aquarium
  • animal's place of origin   Fiji
  • notes   The deep, bold pattern is displayed when the fish is feeling aggressive or territorial. Ordinarily the coloration is a little bit more muted. See other images of the same species. Visit for other examples.
  • keywords: digital image, Western wildflowers, bog plants, swamp plants, wetlands,
  • camera   Nikon D200
  • contributor's ID #  2009_04_05_JD_3801 Rhinecanthus aculeatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
  • photo category: Animal - Fish

  • common names   Humuhumu Nukunuku Apua'a (hawaii), Cumu Tina Ni Gone (fiji), White-banded Triggerfish, Picasso Triggerfish, Whitebanded Triggerfish, Blackbar Triggerfish, Lagoon Triggerfish, Humuhumu Trigger (photographer)
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  • The photographer's identification Rhinecanthus aculeatus has not been reviewed. Click here to review or comment on the identification.

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