Reef Triggerfish

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Reef Triggerfish:



Reef Triggerfish

Reef Triggerfish


Scientific Name: Rhinecanthus Rectangulus

Commonly Found: Indo Pacific

Length: Up to 10 inches

Description:
In Hawaii, The Reef Tiger Fish are knonn as the humuhumunukunukuapua's and is the state fish of Hawaii, when alarmed they make a grunting sound to warm the predator . They Then hide in small crevices and use the trigger t the top of their body to lock themselves in, making it hard for predators in pull the fish out. The Reef Tiger Fish can blow jets of waters from its mouth , which help the fih find benthic invertebrates that may be buried under the substrate 
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