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Boomerang Triggerfish timidly hiding by a plate coral

Boomerang Triggerfish timidly hiding by a plate coral
£8.95
Photo posters, canvas prints of triggerfish pictures. Boomerang Triggerfish, its colours perfectly blending with the textures and colour of a short tentacle plate coral as it timidly attempts blend into the reef. Triggerfish derive their name from their dorsal spine which can be locked into a raised position by an additional, smaller dorsal spine. The raised spine is released by depressing the smaller (trigger) spine.

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Individually crafted - we take pride in our unique collection of underwater photography. Our high quality photo prints featuring pictures of tropical fish are printed individually to order.

Boomerang Triggerfish, its colours perfectly blending with the textures and colour of a short tentacle plate coral as it timidly attempts blend into the reef. Triggerfish derive their name from their dorsal spine which can be locked into a raised position by an additional, smaller dorsal spine. The raised spine is released by depressing the smaller (trigger) spine. The more aggressive Triggerfish use their raised spine as a warning for fish or other creatures invading their territory. Also, very cleverly, they use their spine to lock themselves into coral crevasses.

Boomerang Triggerfish Facts
Other names: Scythe Triggerfish, Bursa Triggerfish, Sickle Picassofish, Scimitar Triggerfish
Scientific name: Sufflamen bursa
Family: Balistidae (Triggerfishes)
Max. size: 25 cm
Diet: Coral, algae, sea urchins, crabs, mollucs, small fish, sea squirts
Habitat: Clear waters of inner and outer reefs, reef flats rich in algae, reef drop-offs
Depth: 3 - 90 metres
Distribution: Indo-Pacific: East Africa to the Hawaiian, Marquesan and Ducie islands, north to southern Japan, south to the southern Great Barrier Reef in Australia, New Caledonia, and Rapa.

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Canvas Prints

Stunning, high quality canvas prints on lightly textured poly/cotton canvas. Our prints are hand framed using gallery style (38mm deep) redwood pine bars. They are shipped ready to hang, complete with wall hanger.

Despatched in 2-3 days.

Photo Posters

High resolution prints with vibrant colours and fade resistant ink technology. Our posters are printed on premium quality photo poster paper.

Despatched next working day.

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Postage & Packing: £3.95 per order.
Free Delivery on orders over £60.00.

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