Unicorn Filefish

Unicorn Filefish 2

Unicorn Filefish, Aluterus monoceros: Caught while fishing from shore during the last hours of daylight in 76 to 77-degree water, June 10, 2004, in rocky structure, on cut squid, at a water depth of 12-15 feet, on a small, rocky point, the shore of Isla San Marcos, near Santa Rosalia, Baja California Sur, Mexico, about one-half mile from town. Two identical fish were taken on the same trip. Catch by residents of the island. Description and photo courtesy of Mike Kanzler. Fish identification John Snow, confirmed by Ross Robertson, Smithsonian Institute, Panama.

Unicorn Filefish 3

Unicorn Filefish, Aluterus monoceros: Caught during fishing by angler Wayne Diedre of Modesto, Calif., while fishing on a panga with La Paz' Tailhunter international. Photo courtesy of Jonathan Roldan.

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