Belted Sandfish

These fish stay right above the reef, and are solitary. As a member of the seabass family, it maintains the predatory characteristic, and has been seen with a blenny tail sticking out of its mouth. . Photograph(s) used by permission of ReefNet Software from their excellent Fishes of the Caribbean and Adjacent Waters fish ID CD-ROM. Photo credit: first photo - ©David B.Snyder, second photo - ©John E. Randall.