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Bluestriped grunt
Haemulon sciurus
(Shaw, 1803)

Fish with a basic, 'fish-like' shape, with a sloping head with a relatively large mouth, a tapering body and a notched tail. Body with blue horizontal stripes over a yellow-gold background. Tail and rear end of dorsal fin dark with light margins; other fins yellow.
Size up to 46 cm.

Drift in small to midsize schools, down to 30 meters

Common Florida, Bahamas and Caribbean; also south to Brazil.

Bluestriped grunt (Haemulon sciurus)