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