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Stegastes diencaeus, Juvenile (Longfin Damselfish)

Description: The standard length of the juvenile longfin damselfish is thirty-five millimeters. This image was taken with a Nikon D1X 5.47-megapixel camera with a 105-millimeter f/2.8D AF Micro-Nikkor lens and dual Nikon SB28 flash units.


Creator/Photographer: Belize Larval-Fish Group 2004


The Division of Fishes of the Smithsonian's National Museum Natural History has sent several teams to Belize in order to photograph larvae in the field. The 2004 team included Julie H. Mounts and Carole C. Baldwin from February 18 through 25, and David G. Smith, Lee A. Weigt, and Claudette Decourley from February 25 through March 11.


Medium: Digital photograph


Geography: Belize


Date: 2004


Repository: National Museum of Natural History, Division of Fishes


Image ID: DMSO 248

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Taken on September 11, 2008