roughtongue bass

Roughtongue bass are a small member of the grouper family and are one of the two most common fishes encountered on these ledges. The ledge is covered with hard and soft corals, bryozoans, and various invertebrates. Image courtesy of Islands in the Stream 2001, NOAA/OER.

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