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African Pompano - Alectis ciliaris This African Pompano - Alectis ciliaris can be reliably seen at certain dive sites at Rangiroa, French Polynesia.<br />
However, they are rather shy and difficult to get close to. African Pompano,Alectis ciliaris,Fish,French Polynesia,Pompano,Rangiroa,Tahiti Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

African Pompano - Alectis ciliaris

This African Pompano - Alectis ciliaris can be reliably seen at certain dive sites at Rangiroa, French Polynesia.
However, they are rather shy and difficult to get close to.

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The African pompano is a widely distributed species of tropical marine fish in the jack family, Carangidae. The species is found in tropical waters worldwide, with adults often inhabiting coastlines, while juveniles are usually pelagic, floating with ocean currents. The adult African pompano is similar in appearance to the other members of the genus ''Alectis'', with the concave shape of the head near the eyes the clearest distinguishing feature. The juveniles are similar to other members of ''Alectis'',.. more

Similar species: Perch-like Fishes
Species identified by Albert Kang
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Uploaded Oct 15, 2019. Captured Oct 8, 2019 03:43.
  • TG-6
  • f/3.5
  • 1/200s
  • ISO100
  • 6.83mm