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Clown Triggerfish

Clown Triggerfish
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Copyright: Andy Cole (flagman) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 351 W: 44 N: 607] (2408)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2001-05
Categories: Fish
Camera: Olympus Camedia C920-zoom
Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version
Travelogue: 2 trips to the Maldives
Date Submitted: 2005-02-17 4:51
Viewed: 8733
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Clown Triggerfish
(Balistoides conspicillum)
The Clown Triggerfish can be recognised by its colouration. It is black with yellow lips. The lower half of the head and body have large white spots.

This species grows to 50cm in length.

It occurs on coral reefs of the Indian and Pacific oceans.
This one was photographed on a dive off Meeru, North Male Atoll in the Maldives.

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  • Great 
  • puffy Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 289 W: 0 N: 339] (1351)
  • [2005-03-04 17:13]

Hi Andy, nice shot of Triggerfish, I think I only see this fish in Kelly Tarton underwater world,Auckland. man... how I wish I can dive.. love to see all this beautiful fish you taken. Good capture, lovely colours. Well done.

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  • livios Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2150 W: 319 N: 4263] (16942)
  • [2005-05-20 17:45]

Hello, Andy. This is great.

I like colors, composition and pov.

What a privilege to a picture like this. I even don't know how to swim...


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  • Kris Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 174 W: 0 N: 129] (1818)
  • [2005-06-04 16:36]

Absolutely magnificent.

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