Bluestriped Grunt GALLERYHaemulon sciurus
You will often see solitary Blue Striped Grunts resting under ledges during the day. they could be confused with the Caesar Grunt which is similar, but not common here. The Blue Strip Grunt has dark dorsal and and tail fins with light margins, and the Caesar has no light margins on the fins. They are one of the largest grunts, growing to a little over a foot in length. The Bluestriped has blue over yellow background, the Caesar has gold stripes over a blue background. Depths 8-50 feet.
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