Cocotropis sp.
Velvetfish

The first individual was photographed in 1982 in the shadow of a concrete barge run up as a marker on a large pinnacle west of Enewetak Atoll's deep passage. A second one was found at night on top of a lagoon pinnacle at Kwajalein Atoll at a depth of about 8m.

Below is the Kwajalein specimen.

Created 30 August 2015
Updated 18 March 2016

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