A stoplight parrotfish sleeps at night in the shelter of a large yellow tube sponge. Parrotfish rest by wedging themselves into a space where the current will not move them, and can be approached quite closely at night. St. Eustatius (Statia), Netherlands Antilles.
"St. Eustatius" "Saint Eustatius" Statia Netherlands Antilles "Lesser Antilles" Caribbean SCUBA dive diver sea bottom sea floor rocks tube sponge fish stoplight parrotfish "parrot fish"
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