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Pale body with three to four body bars, bars tend to disappear at night. Dark streak at eye distinguishes it from similar looking doublebar goatfish.
Dark body with a yellowish cast. Clear white dorsal, anal and tail fins.
Yellowish brown to dark brown with numerous white spots on head and body, no spots on fins. Bright green eyes.
A boxfish with a body outer skeleton. Black body and white spots, males have bright blue sides.
Adept at color change. Most common phase is brown to reddish brown; can be blue-gray, bright yellow or many shades between. Have pale lines, scattered small black spots, and a black streak on upper jaw.
Two color phases, the one pictured is dark brown to red with a white stripe on second half of body. The other is dark brown with darker brown stripes.
Dark brown with red spots on face. Fringe of cirri behind each eye and on back of head.
Terminal is variable in color, but generally blue/green with orange wash on sides. Initial phase is dark brown with red around head, double row of white spots, large dark spot on tail.
Blue-green with lavender shades, terminal phase often has dark blue cap on the forehead. Initial phase is gray-brown with no distinguishing marks.