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Juvenile threespot damselfish in a pillar coral (Dendrogyra cylindrus)

September 14, 2005
Juvenile threespot damselfish in a pillar coral (Dendrogyra cylindrus) in Mona Island, Puerto Rico. Threespot damselfish are highly territorial, protecting the resources within their domain, They will aggressively attack and posture to scare off competitors, regardless of their size. Image courtesy of Ron Hill, NOAA Fisheries, SEFSC-Galveston.

Gulf of Mexico Deep Sea Habitats: September 21 - October 2, 2003


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