Fish of the Day – Spotted Drum

The Spotted Drum is found all across the Caribbean Sea. During the day it swims in patterns under a ledge, sticking to one area. At night, it will leave the ledge to feed on worms and crustaceans.

The juveniles have mostly black and white stripes, whereas adults have both stripes and spots. The dorsal fin on a juvenile is extremely long, but shortens in adulthood.

Spotted Drumfish
Juvenile Spotted Drumfish
Juvenile Spotted Drumfish
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