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GRAY DRUMMER Kyphosus bigibbus

ID: Silvery gray with narrow bronzy stripes; may display large white spots; rear dorsal fin not elevated; rear edge of anal fin aligns forward of front edge of upper tail lobe. Form groups. Seaward reefs to 25 m.

Indo-Pacific: Red Sea and E. Africa to French Polynesia. - S.W. Japan to Great Barrier Reef and N. New Zealand.

TOPSAIL DRUMMER Kyphosus cinerascens

ID: Silvery gray with thin dark horizontal lines on side: rear dorsal fin distinctly elevated (higher than tallest dorsal spmes). Form small to large groups. Rocky shores, reef flats, lagoons and outer reefs to 25 m.

Indo-Pacific: Red Sea and E. Africa to Line Is. and French Polynesia. - S.W. Japan to Australia.

Indo-Pacific: Red Sea and E. Africa to Line Is. and French Polynesia. - S.W. Japan to Australia.

Lowfin Drummer - Phase

ID: Can change rapidly to pattern with numerous white spots.

Gray Drummer - Yellow Variation

ID: Occasionally this species is uniformly yellow and rarely albino.

Gray Drummer - Yellow Variation

ID: Occasionally this species is uniformly yellow and rarely albino.

STRIPEY MicrocanthusstHgaws

WESTERN DRUMMER ¡typhosus comelii

ID: Silvery gray with broad brown streak along upper and lower margins of tail. Usually form schools. Rock or coral reefs to 20 m.

Localized: W. Australia between Cape Leeuwin and Coral Bay.

FRINGEUP MUUET Crenimugil crenilabis

ID: Silvery with narrow gray stripe on each scale row; black spot at upper pectoral fin base; rear margin of lunate tail dusky Form schools. Often near coral reefs to 10 m. Indo- Pacific: Red Sea and E. Africa to Line Is. and French Polynesia. ■ S.W. Japan to Australia.

DIAMOND-SCALE MULLET Liza vai0ensis

ID: Silvery with large diamond-shaped scales, black pectoral fins, yellowish tan square-cut tail. Form schools. Protected sandy shorelines of lagoons and reef flats to 10 m. Indo-Pacific: E. Africa to French Polynesia. - S.W. Japan to Great Barrier Reef and New Caledonia.

STRIPEY MicrocanthusstHgaws

ID: White to yellow undercolor with 5-6 black stnpes. Solitary or form small or dense aggregations. Lagoons, rocky areas and shallow coral reefs.

Localized: Isolated populations in E. and W. Australia. N. New Caledonia, Taiwan, S.W. Japan and Hawaii.

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