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Grey Trigger-fish Ballistes capriscus Lenght to 60cm<br />
Bizarre fish with the look of a tropical species about it. Found on rocky coasts, sometimes around harbour walls. ADULT is oval in outline with relatively small eyes and mouth set far apart. Overall colour buffish brown; dorsal, anal and tail fins are marbled with blue. STATUS Locally common in S and SW; occasional elsewhere.
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Grey Trigger-fish Ballistes capriscus Lenght to 60cm
Bizarre fish with the look of a tropical species about it. Found on rocky coasts, sometimes around harbour walls. ADULT is oval in outline with relatively small eyes and mouth set far apart. Overall colour buffish brown; dorsal, anal and tail fins are marbled with blue. STATUS Locally common in S and SW; occasional elsewhere.

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Date: 7 Apr 2006
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Credit: PAUL STERRY/NPL
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