Caribbean Sand Tilefish, Sand Blanquillo, Muttonfish.
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Also known as Caribbean Sand Tilefish, Sand Blanquillo and Muttonfish.
Found singly or in pairs in self-made burrows and caves at the bases of reefs or piles of rock, often hovering near the entrance.
They feed on various small bottom creatures.
Length - 40cm
Depth - 1-18m
Widespread Western Atlantic & Caribbean
Tilefish form undersea Pueblo villages made from gravel or sand substrate these self-made burrows and caves are at the base of reefs or piles of rock, often in canyons or at the edge of steep slopes.
If disturbed they quickly dive head-first into their constructed retreats.
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