2016-06 St. Vincent Dives 2211-2219

  • Jackknife Fish, juvenile
    Jackknife Fish, juvenile
    Equetus lanceolatus
    Orca 2, St Vincent, June 21, 2016
    2211#2732
    Larry Jackson
  • Doctorfish
    Doctorfish
    Acanthurus chirurgus and one Acanthurus tractus.
    Orca 2, St Vincent, June 21, 2016
    2211#2735
    Larry Jackson
  • Coral Scorpionfish
    Coral Scorpionfish
    Scorpaena albifimbria
    Orca 2, St Vincent, June 21, 2016
    2211#2738
    Larry Jackson
  • Lantern Bass
    Lantern Bass
    Serranus baldwini
    Orca 2, St Vincent, June 21, 2016
    2211#2741
    Larry Jackson
  • Green Razorfish, terminal phase
    Green Razorfish, terminal phase
    Xyrichthys splendens - found mostly in the seagrass areas.
    Orca 2, St Vincent, June 21, 2016
    2211#2743
    Larry Jackson
  • Furry Sea Cucumber
    Furry Sea Cucumber
    Astichopus multifidus
    Orca 2, St Vincent, June 21, 2016
    2211#2744
    Larry Jackson
  • Pederson Cleaner Shrimp
    Pederson Cleaner Shrimp
    Ancylomenes pedersoni
    Orca 2, St Vincent, June 21, 2016
    2211#2749
    Larry Jackson
  • Yellowline Arrow Crab
    Yellowline Arrow Crab
    Stenorhynchus seticornis - missing a leg, but it will be replaced next molt.
    Orca 2, St Vincent, June 21, 2016
    2211#2751
    Larry Jackson
  • Sharknose Gobies
    Sharknose Gobies
    Elacatinus evelynae
    Orca 2, St Vincent, June 21, 2016
    2211#2753
    Larry Jackson
  • Caribbean Spiny Lobsters
    Caribbean Spiny Lobsters
    Panulirus argus - 5 in the photo.
    Orca 2, St Vincent, June 21, 2016
    2211#2757
    Larry Jackson
  • Cryptic Teardrop Crab
    Cryptic Teardrop Crab
    Pelia mutica
    Orca 2, St Vincent, June 21, 2016
    2211#2760
    Larry Jackson
  • Long-spined Urchins
    Long-spined Urchins
    Diadema antillarum
    Orca 2, St Vincent, June 21, 2016
    2211#2763
    Larry Jackson
  • Sharknose Goby
    Sharknose Goby
    Elacatinus evelynae
    Orca 2, St Vincent, June 21, 2016
    2211#2764
    Larry Jackson
  • Rock Beauty, juvenile
    Rock Beauty, juvenile
    Holacanthus tricolor - juvenile blue ring barely showing.
    Orca 2, St Vincent, June 21, 2016
    2211#2769
    Larry Jackson
  • Eyed Flounder
    Eyed Flounder
    Bothus ocellatus - near perfect color match to the sand.
    Two & one half, St Vincent, June 21, 2016
    2212#2771
    Larry Jackson
  • Orangespotted Goby
    Orangespotted Goby
    Nes longus - shares the burrow with snapping shrimp.
    Two & one half, St Vincent, June 21, 2016
    2212#2772
    Larry Jackson
  • Bridled Goby
    Bridled Goby
    Coryphopterus glaucofraenum
    Two & one half, St Vincent, June 21, 2016
    2212#2774
    Larry Jackson
  • Longsnout Seahorse
    Longsnout Seahorse
    Hippocampus reidi
    Two & one half, St Vincent, June 21, 2016
    2212#2780
    Larry Jackson
  • Juvenile Grunts
    Juvenile Grunts
    Haemulon species - some H. melanurum & a lot of H. flavolineatum.
    Two & one half, St Vincent, June 21, 2016
    2212#2782
    Larry Jackson
  • Flamefish
    Flamefish
    Apogon maculatus
    Two & one half, St Vincent, June 21, 2016
    2212#2786
    Larry Jackson
  • Sand Tilefish
    Sand Tilefish
    Malacanthus plumieri - a full grown individual.
    Two & one half, St Vincent, June 21, 2016
    2212#2793
    Larry Jackson
  • Whitenose Pipefish
    Whitenose Pipefish
    Cosmocampus albirostris
    Two & one half, St Vincent, June 21, 2016
    2212#2798
    Larry Jackson
  • Hovering Dartfish, juvenile
    Hovering Dartfish, juvenile
    Ptereleotris helenae
    Two & one half, St Vincent, June 21, 2016
    2212#2799
    Larry Jackson
  • Dusky Jawfish
    Dusky Jawfish
    Opistognathus whitehursti
    Two & one half, St Vincent, June 21, 2016
    2212#2809
    Larry Jackson
  • Giant Anemone
    Giant Anemone
    Condylactis gigantea
    Two & one half, St Vincent, June 21, 2016
    2212#2810
    Larry Jackson
  • Spotted Cleaner Shrimp
    Spotted Cleaner Shrimp
    Periclimenes yucatanicus
    Two & one half, St Vincent, June 21, 2016
    2212#2813
    Larry Jackson
  • Yellowhead Jawfish
    Yellowhead Jawfish
    Opistognathus aurifrons
    Two & one half, St Vincent, June 21, 2016
    2212#2816
    Larry Jackson
  • Common Octopus
    Common Octopus
    Octopus vulgaris
    Ray's Place, St Vincent, June 21, 2016
    2213#2822
    Larry Jackson
  • Banded Coral Shrimp
    Banded Coral Shrimp
    Stenopus hispidus - pair inside a sponge.
    Ray's Place, St Vincent, June 21, 2016
    2213#2829
    Larry Jackson
  • Yellowtail Damselfish, juvenile
    Yellowtail Damselfish, juvenile
    Microspathodon chrysurus - large enough that the tail is turning yellow.
    Ray's Place, St Vincent, June 21, 2016
    2213#2833
    Larry Jackson
  • Bicolor Damselfish
    Bicolor Damselfish
    Stegastes partitus
    Ray's Place, St Vincent, June 21, 2016
    2213#2841
    Larry Jackson
  • Yellowhead Wrasse, initial phase
    Yellowhead Wrasse, initial phase
    Halichoeres garnoti
    Orca 3, St Vincent, June 22, 2016
    2214#2845
    Larry Jackson
  • Striped Parrotfish, terminal phase
    Striped Parrotfish, terminal phase
    Scarus iseri
    Orca 3, St Vincent, June 22, 2016
    2214#2851
    Larry Jackson
  • Flower Garden Yellow Snapping Shrimp
    Flower Garden Yellow Snapping Shrimp
    Alpheus hortensis
    Orca 3, St Vincent, June 22, 2016
    2214#2855
    Larry Jackson
  • Red-ridged Clinging Crab
    Red-ridged Clinging Crab
    Mithrax forceps
    Orca 3, St Vincent, June 22, 2016
    2214#2857
    Larry Jackson
  • Red Heart Urchin
    Red Heart Urchin
    Meoma ventricosa
    Orca 3, St Vincent, June 22, 2016
    2214#2860
    Larry Jackson
  • Longlure Frogfish
    Longlure Frogfish
    Antennarius multiocellatus
    Orca 3, St Vincent, June 22, 2016
    2214#2867
    Larry Jackson
  • Magnificent Urchin, juvenile
    Magnificent Urchin, juvenile
    Astropyga magnifica
    Orca 3, St Vincent, June 22, 2016
    2214#2872
    Larry Jackson
  • Peacock Flounder
    Peacock Flounder
    Bothus lunatus
    Orca 3, St Vincent, June 22, 2016
    2214#2875
    Larry Jackson
  • Urchin Bumblebee Shrimp
    Urchin Bumblebee Shrimp
    Gnatophylloides mineri - very, very small.
    Orca 3, St Vincent, June 22, 2016
    2214#2895
    Larry Jackson
  • Variegated Urchin
    Variegated Urchin
    Lytechinus variegatus
    Orca 3, St Vincent, June 22, 2016
    2214#2898
    Larry Jackson
  • Common Octopus
    Common Octopus
    Octopus vulgaris
    Orca 3, St Vincent, June 22, 2016
    2214#2907
    Larry Jackson
  • Blue Tang, juvenile
    Blue Tang, juvenile
    Acanthurus coeruleus
    Orca 3, St Vincent, June 22, 2016
    2214#2917
    Larry Jackson
  • West Indian Sea Egg
    West Indian Sea Egg
    Trpneustes ventricosus
    Orca 3, St Vincent, June 22, 2016
    2214#2933
    Larry Jackson
  • Caribbean Reef Squid
    Caribbean Reef Squid
    Sepioteuthis sepioidea
    Orca 3, St Vincent, June 22, 2016
    2214#2938
    Larry Jackson
  • Spotted Drum, juveniles
    Spotted Drum, juveniles
    Equetus punctatus
    Over There, St Vincent, June 22, 2016
    2215#2943
    Larry Jackson
  • Heart Urchin Pea Crabs
    Heart Urchin Pea Crabs
    Dissodactylus primitivus - very small, living on the bottom of the urchin.
    Over There, St Vincent, June 22, 2016
    2215#2952
    Larry Jackson
  • Striated Aglaja
    Striated Aglaja
    Navanax aenigmaticus
    Over There, St Vincent, June 22, 2016
    2215#2966
    Larry Jackson
  • Red Porcelain Crab
    Red Porcelain Crab
    Petrolisthes marginatus
    Over There, St Vincent, June 22, 2016
    2215#2968
    Larry Jackson
  • Scarlet-striped Cleaner Shrimp
    Scarlet-striped Cleaner Shrimp
    Lysmata grabhami
    Over There, St Vincent, June 22, 2016
    2215#2975
    Larry Jackson
  • Eyed Flounder
    Eyed Flounder
    Bothus ocellatus - another that blends very well with the sand.
    Over There, St Vincent, June 22, 2016
    2215#2977
    Larry Jackson
  • Foureye Butterflyfish, juvenile
    Foureye Butterflyfish, juvenile
    Chaetodon capistratus
    Over There, St Vincent, June 22, 2016
    2215#2983
    Larry Jackson
  • French Angelfish, juvenile
    French Angelfish, juvenile
    Pomacanthus paru with a juvenile Acanthurus coeruleus in the background.
    Over There, St Vincent, June 22, 2016
    2215#2988
    Larry Jackson
  • Queen Angelfish, juv
    Queen Angelfish, juv
    Holacanthus ciliaris
    Over There, St Vincent, June 22, 2016
    2215#2992
    Larry Jackson
  • Leopard Flatworm
    Leopard Flatworm
    Pseudobiceros pardalis
    Over There, St Vincent, June 22, 2016
    2215#3013
    Larry Jackson
  • Spotted Moray
    Spotted Moray
    Gymnothorax moringa
    Two & one half, St Vincent, June 22, 2016
    2216#3015
    Larry Jackson
  • Blue Tang, juvenile
    Blue Tang, juvenile
    Acanthurus coeruleus
    Two & one half, St Vincent, June 22, 2016
    2216#3019
    Larry Jackson
  • Spotted Scorpionfish
    Spotted Scorpionfish
    Scorpaena plumieri - blending with the background very well.
    Two & one half, St Vincent, June 22, 2016
    2216#3026
    Larry Jackson
  • Rock Beauty, juvenile
    Rock Beauty, juvenile
    Holacanthus tricolor - blue juvenile ring showing well.
    Two & one half, St Vincent, June 22, 2016
    2216#3029
    Larry Jackson
  • Cherubfish
    Cherubfish
    Centropyge argi - despite seeing a lot of these, this was the best photo I got.
    Two & one half, St Vincent, June 22, 2016
    2216#3030
    Larry Jackson
  • Red Lizardfish
    Red Lizardfish
    Synodus synodus
    Two & one half, St Vincent, June 22, 2016
    2216#3038
    Larry Jackson
  • Christmas Tree Worms
    Christmas Tree Worms
    Spirobranchus giganteus
    Two & one half, St Vincent, June 22, 2016
    2216#3043
    Larry Jackson
  • Queen Triggerfish, intermediate
    Queen Triggerfish, intermediate
    Balistes vetula - ready to dive into a hole.
    Two & one half, St Vincent, June 22, 2016
    2216#3047
    Larry Jackson
  • Creole Wrasse, juveniles
    Creole Wrasse, juveniles
    Clepticus parrae
    Two & one half, St Vincent, June 22, 2016
    2216#3050
    Larry Jackson
  • Sharptail Eel
    Sharptail Eel
    Myrichthys breviceps
    Cruise Ship Pier, St Vincent, June 23, 2016
    2217#3055
    Larry Jackson
  • Whitefoot Shrimp
    Whitefoot Shrimp
    Periclimenes harringtoni - I wouldn't have seen many of these small creatures without the help of Ray.
    Cruise Ship Pier, St Vincent, June 23, 2016
    2217#3059
    Larry Jackson
  • Barred Hamlet, juvenile
    Barred Hamlet, juvenile
    Hypoplectrus puella
    Cruise Ship Pier, St Vincent, June 23, 2016
    2217#3061
    Larry Jackson
  • Atlantic Gray Cowrie
    Atlantic Gray Cowrie
    Talparia cinerea - most of shell exposed.
    Cruise Ship Pier, St Vincent, June 23, 2016
    2217#3063
    Larry Jackson
  • Atlantic Gray Cowrie
    Atlantic Gray Cowrie
    Talparia cinerea - mantle covering the pretty shell.
    Cruise Ship Pier, St Vincent, June 23, 2016
    2217#3064
    Larry Jackson
  • Mutton Hamlet
    Mutton Hamlet
    Alphestes afer
    Cruise Ship Pier, St Vincent, June 23, 2016
    2217#3069
    Larry Jackson
  • Lesser Electric Ray
    Lesser Electric Ray
    Narcine bancroftii
    Cruise Ship Pier, St Vincent, June 23, 2016
    2217#3076
    Larry Jackson
  • Three Rowed Sea Cucmber, juvenile
    Three Rowed Sea Cucmber, juvenile
    Isostichopus badionotus
    Cruise Ship Pier, St Vincent, June 23, 2016
    2217#3078
    Larry Jackson
  • Red Lizardfish
    Red Lizardfish
    Synodus synodus
    Cruise Ship Pier, St Vincent, June 23, 2016
    2217#3084
    Larry Jackson
  • Golden Coral Shrimp
    Golden Coral Shrimp
    Stenopus scutellatus
    Cruise Ship Pier, St Vincent, June 23, 2016
    2217#3086
    Larry Jackson
  • Antillean Fileclam
    Antillean Fileclam
    Limaria pellucida - found while turning over rocks.
    Cruise Ship Pier, St Vincent, June 23, 2016
    2217#3089
    Larry Jackson
  • Sand Tilefish, juvenile
    Sand Tilefish, juvenile
    Malacanthus plumieri
    Cruise Ship Pier, St Vincent, June 23, 2016
    2217#3095
    Larry Jackson
  • Jackknife, juvenile
    Jackknife, juvenile
    Equetus lanceolatus - this one shows the nice yellow coloration.
    Cruise Ship Pier, St Vincent, June 23, 2016
    2217#3099
    Larry Jackson
  • Goldspotted Eel
    Goldspotted Eel
    Myrichthys ocellatus
    Cruise Ship Pier, St Vincent, June 23, 2016
    2217#3101
    Larry Jackson
  • Yellowprow Goby
    Yellowprow Goby
    Elacatinus xanthiprora
    Cruise Ship Pier, St Vincent, June 23, 2016
    2217#3104
    Larry Jackson
  • Bandtail Puffer
    Bandtail Puffer
    Sphoeroides spengleri
    Cruise Ship Pier, St Vincent, June 23, 2016
    2217#3107
    Larry Jackson
  • Yellow Goatfish
    Yellow Goatfish
    Mulloidichthys martinicus
    Cruise Ship Pier, St Vincent, June 23, 2016
    2217#3112
    Larry Jackson
  • Leather-backed Platydoris
    Leather-backed Platydoris
    Platydoris angustipes
    Cruise Ship Pier, St Vincent, June 23, 2016
    2217#3116
    Larry Jackson
  • Rough Fileclam
    Rough Fileclam
    Ctenoides scabra
    Cruise Ship Pier, St Vincent, June 23, 2016
    2217#3121
    Larry Jackson
  • Squirrelfish
    Squirrelfish
    Holocentrus adscensionis
    Cruise Ship Pier, St Vincent, June 23, 2016
    2217#3125
    Larry Jackson
  • Reef Butterflyfish
    Reef Butterflyfish
    Chaetodon sedentarius
    Cruise Ship Pier, St Vincent, June 23, 2016
    2217#3127
    Larry Jackson
  • Longjaw Squirrelfish
    Longjaw Squirrelfish
    Neoniphon marianus
    Turtle Bay, St Vincent, June 23, 2016
    2218#3130
    Larry Jackson
  • Brown Chromis
    Brown Chromis
    Chromis multilineata - spawning.
    Turtle Bay, St Vincent, June 23, 2016
    2218#3131
    Larry Jackson
  • Redspotted Hawkfish
    Redspotted Hawkfish
    Amblycirrhitus pinos
    Turtle Bay, St Vincent, June 23, 2016
    2218#3137
    Larry Jackson
  • Redlip Blenny
    Redlip Blenny
    Ophioblennius macclurei
    Turtle Bay, St Vincent, June 23, 2016
    2218#3139
    Larry Jackson
  • Freckled Flatworm
    Freckled Flatworm
    Enchiridium periommatum - best guess identification.
    Turtle Bay, St Vincent, June 23, 2016
    2218#3142
    Larry Jackson
  • Lettuce Slug
    Lettuce Slug
    Elysia crispata
    Turtle Bay, St Vincent, June 23, 2016
    2218#3144
    Larry Jackson
  • Magnificent Feather Duster
    Magnificent Feather Duster
    Sabellastarte magnifica - largest of the feather duster type worms.
    Turtle Bay, St Vincent, June 23, 2016
    2218#3145
    Larry Jackson
  • Redlip Blenny
    Redlip Blenny
    Ophioblennius macclurei
    Turtle Bay, St Vincent, June 23, 2016
    2218#3146
    Larry Jackson
  • Warty Pleurobranch
    Warty Pleurobranch
    Pleurobranchus areolatus - poor quality photo.
    Turtle Bay, St Vincent, June 23, 2016
    2218#3151
    Larry Jackson
  • Cryptic Teardrop Crab
    Cryptic Teardrop Crab
    Pelia mutica
    Turtle Bay, St Vincent, June 23, 2016
    2218#3154
    Larry Jackson
  • Apricot Sidegill Slug
    Apricot Sidegill Slug
    Berthellina engeli
    Turtle Bay, St Vincent, June 23, 2016
    2218#3159
    Larry Jackson
  • Cryptic Teardrop Crab
    Cryptic Teardrop Crab
    Pelia mutica - not completely sure of this identification.
    Turtle Bay, St Vincent, June 23, 2016
    2218#3164
    Larry Jackson
  • Yellowtail Damselfish, juvenile
    Yellowtail Damselfish, juvenile
    Microspathodon chrysurus - early stage juvenile before the tail develops yellow coloration.
    Turtle Bay, St Vincent, June 23, 2016
    2218#3177
    Larry Jackson
  • Redband Parrotfish, initial phase
    Redband Parrotfish, initial phase
    Sparisoma aurofrenatum
    Turtle Bay, St Vincent, June 23, 2016
    2218#3182
    Larry Jackson
  • Music Volute
    Music Volute
    Voluta musica
    Turtle Bay, St Vincent, June 23, 2016
    2218#3183
    Larry Jackson