Image: Bluespotted Goatfish, Upeneichthys vlamingii

Bluespotted Goatfish, Upeneichthys vlamingii

A Bluespotted Goatfish photographed at night at a depth of 2.5 m to 3 m, Second Valley, Fleurieu Peninsula, South Australia, February 2010.

David Muirhead
© David Muirhead


David Muirhead stated that "This bluespotted goatfish was at approx 2.5 m to 3 m, but we often see them (by day and night) at depths from 1 m to 20+ m, ie they are not that choosy about depth or terrain, which varies from sandy expanses to algal areas to rocky reef."

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Tags fishes, ichthyology, Bluespotted Goatfish, Upeneichthys vlamingii, Mullidae,