Kauai Fish ID


Looks like a triggerfish of some sort but not really fitting the profile of any I've been able to find so far. Any suggestions?

My best guess so far would

My best guess so far would be a female Bridled Triggerfish (Sufflamen fraenatum) though not really sure.

Whitespotted Filefish, Cantherhines dumerilii

It looks like a Whitespotted Filefish, Cantherhines dumerilii. Adult males have orange peduncle (base of tail) spines. Here's a link to FishBase: http://fishbase.us/summary/SpeciesSummary.php?id=5836


That's it, thank you! Now I

That's it, thank you! Now I can finish that REEF survey.

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