Yellow-finned Dive Buddy

Category: Nature

 

Photo and caption by Ana Guerra

A Yellowfin surgeonfish (Acanthurus xanthopterus) that wanted a closer look at the camera. Like all surgeonfish, the yellowfin surgeonfish have a pair of spines (or scalpels) at the base of their tail that can be extremely sharp.

Location: Palmyra Atoll National Wildlife Refuge, Central Pacific, USA

 

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