Ocean Photos 5

Porkfish

Porkfish are common reef fish. These beauties are distinguished by their bright yellow-gold striped bodies and two vertical bold black diagonal bands on their head. The bands on the head both hide the eyes and serve to disorient predators. Porkfish can often be found in a small group swimming with a larger school of fish. They are closely related to the burrito grunt found in the Pacific Ocean.

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