Sargocentron microstoma (Günther, 1859)
Smallmouth or Fine-lined squirrelfish

These differ from the similar Sargocentron diadema in that the red and white bands are nearly equal in width. This one was photographed by Christina Sylvester in a reef on the edge of the lagoon slope at the north end of Kwajalein Island. This species is reported to reach 20cm.

Created 8 January 2018

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