This is a Hogfish about 14 inches. Photo by Rod in about 20 feet
Location was Key Largo.
Features: 1. First three spines of dorsal fin ar long (as seen clearly
above); 2. Black blotch near end of dorsal fin.
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was taken on snorkle trip at the Dry Tortugas Mar 2003
This is a Hogfish about 14 inches. Photo by Rod 03 Feb 04 in about
4 feet water.
Location was offshore at Pennekamp Park.
Size: 12-24 inches; max 36 in
Depth: 10-100 ft
Audubon Field Guide; page 287; plate 563;
Reef Fish ID 3rd Ed.; page 212-213; plate 212-213;
Reef Fish ID; page 134-135; plate 135;
P.O. Box 13 Chazy Lake
Dannemora, N.Y. 12929
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