The adult phase of the Spotted Drum (Equetus punctatus) swims in amongst a small cave in a coral ledge. They generally swim in a figure eight pattern unless directly disturbed.
These beautiful fish are best known for their juvenile stage where their dorsal fin is long and distintive.
Image taken on the Boynton Ledges dive site off the coast of Boynton Beach in Florida.
· Date: Sun April 9, 2006 · Reference ID: all/22005-12-22-06-52-12 · Views: 3893 ·