St. Martin / Sint Maarten Fish Portraits

The fish were still around even though the reefs and sponge gardens were battered by the hurricane a month earlier. Paul enjoys taking fish portraits.

Southern stingray, Dasyatis americana

southern stingray

Hogfish, Lachnolaimus maximus

juvenile hogfish

Secretary blenny, Acanthemblemaria maria

secretary blenny

Bluestriped grunt, Haemulon sciurus

blue-striped grunt

Bluestriped lizardfish, Synodus saurus


Trumpetfish, Aulostomus maculatus

trumpetfish face

Spotted moray, Gymnothorax moringa

spotted moray

Smooth trunkfish, Lactophrys triqueter

smooth trunkfish

Bigeye, Priacanthus arenatus

glasseye snapper

Cleaning goby, Elacatinus genie, on Emerald parrotfish, Nicholsina usta

stoplight parrotfish with cleaner wrasse

Stoplight parrotfish (initial phase), Sparisoma viride

stoplight parrotfish

Banded butterflyfish, Chaetodon striatus

banded butterflyfish

Squirrelfish, Holocentrus adscensionis


Sergeant major, Abudefduf saxatilis, with eggs

sergeant major with eggs sergeant major

Great barracuda, Sphyraena barracuda

great barracuda

Peacock flounder, Bothus lunatus

peacock flounder

Barbfish, Scorpaena brasiliensis

spotted scorpionfish

Honeycomb cowfish, Acanthostracion polygonia

honeycomb cowfish

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