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  • 5 # Date: 2012-08-18 - 11:50
  • # Max Depth: 17.1m Duration: 40mins
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  • Temp: Surf 30°C Bottom 29°C
  • Dive type : Reef
  • Visibility: Good Water: Salt
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  • Weights: 2 kg
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Species Identified

Scorpaenodes littoralis (Tanaka, 1917) (Cheekspot scorpionfish) Specimens have been collected from deep reefs off Natal, South Africa. Inhabit rocky or coral areas and caves . Benthic .
Gymnothorax pictus (Ahl, 1789) (Moray) Adults inhabit reef flats and rocky intertidal shorelines. Feed on small fishes and crustaceans, sometimes leaving the water in pursuit of prey . Benthic . Simultaneous hermaphroditism is confirmed for this species . Caught with various nets .
Lobophyllia corymbosa (Forskål, 1775) (Brain coral) zooxanthellate
Heniochus acuminatus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Pennant coralfish) Inhabit deep, protected lagoons and channels, and the deeper parts of outer reef slopes. Juveniles are often solitary while adults occur in pairs . A planktivorous species that generally remains within a few meters of th...
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Mulloidichthys vanicolensis (Valenciennes, 1831) (Vanikolo goatfish)
Scarus persicus Randall and Bruce, 1983 (Gulf parrotfish)
Stichodactyla haddoni (Saville-Kent, 1893) (Haddon's sea anemone)
Porites lutea Milne Edwards & Haime, 1860 (Hump coral) zooxanthellate
Zebrasoma xanthurum (Blyth, 1852) (Yellowtail tang) Often found in groups in coral-rich areas or on rocky bottoms . It small and numerous pharyngeal teeth suggest a diet that consists mainly of filamentous algae .
Amphiprion clarkii (Bennett, 1830) (Brown anemonefish) Inhabits lagoons and outer reef slopes. Omnivorous. Oviparous, with elliptical eggs . Monogamous . Has been reared in captivity . Associated with the anemones: Cryptodendrum adhaesivum, Entacmaea quadricolor, Heterac...
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