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Armored Searobin

This armored searobin of the genus Satyrichthys was seen off the Kona Coast of the Big Island of Hawaii at the Keahole precious coral bed. Armored searobins are a family (Peristediidae) of scorpaeniform fishes that are found in deep waters around the world.

Video courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, 2015 Hohonu Moana.

 

 

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