Which? Hind, Grouper, Mutton Hamlet? Juvenile?

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Hello,

This was taken in USVI. Fish was hiding next to a sponge in 10 feet of water.

I'm sure it's not a Rock Hind, or Red Hind, not a Black Grouper or Yellow. Is it possible a Mutton Hamlet or Juvenile Goliath?

What do you think?

 

Barb 

Mutton Hamlet

Nice find! tThat is the seldom seen Mutton Hamlet (Alphestes afer). Much more populous in the eastern Pacific...

Hi, Thanks so much for the

Hi,

Thanks so much for the confirmation!

Just a snorkeler

 

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