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1 Eastern Blue Groper at Merimbula, NSW

Achoerodus viridis at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2018

Identification history

Reef fish Achoerodus viridis 19 Jan 2018 LizAllen
Reef fish Achoerodus viridis 19 Jan 2018 rickcarey

Author's notes

This is BAZZA the Blue Groper, he is a very curious fish always asking for a feed, he approaches divers and pesters them. Blue/Green Gropers are capable of changing their sex when conditions require

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LizAllen wrote:
   19 Jan 2018
Great photo.

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Unidentified Sea slug / Sea hare / Nudibranch (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 8 Jan 2019 Unidentified Sea slug / Sea hare / Nudibranch (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 8 Jan 2019 Aphelodoris varia (Aphelodoris varia) at Merimbula, NSW - 8 Jan 2019 Hypselodoris bennetti (Hypselodoris bennetti) at Merimbula, NSW - 8 Jan 2019 Ceratosoma amoenum (Ceratosoma amoenum) at Merimbula, NSW - 8 Jan 2019 Kathetostoma laeve (Common Stargazer) at Merimbula, NSW - 18 Dec 2018 Sarcoptilus grandis (Sea Pen) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2018 Eubalichthys bucephalus (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 3 Feb 2018 Orectolobus maculatus (Spotted Wobbegong) at Merimbula, NSW - 26 Jan 2018 Achoerodus viridis (Eastern Blue Groper) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2018 Lactoria cornuta (Longhorn Cowfish) at Merimbula, NSW - 22 Nov 2017 Dasyatis brevicaudata (Smooth Stingray) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Oct 2017 Octopus maorum (Maori Octopus) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Oct 2017 Enoplosus armatus (Old Wife) at Merimbula, NSW - 4 Oct 2017 Scorpaena cardinalis (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Sep 2017 Aptychotrema rostrata (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 13 Sep 2017 Sepia apama (Giant Cuttlefish) at Merimbula, NSW - 13 Sep 2015 Gymnothorax prasinus (Yellow Moray, Green Moray) at Merimbula, NSW - 6 Apr 2015 Achoerodus viridis (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 6 Apr 2015 Achoerodus viridis (Eastern Blue Groper) at Merimbula, NSW - 6 Apr 2015 Hypselodoris bennetti (Hypselodoris bennetti) at Merimbula, NSW - 5 Nov 2013
Unidentified Sea slug / Sea hare / Nudibranch (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 8 Jan 2019
Unidentified Sea slug / Sea hare / Nudibranch (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 8 Jan 2019
Aphelodoris varia (Aphelodoris varia) at Merimbula, NSW - 8 Jan 2019
Hypselodoris bennetti (Hypselodoris bennetti) at Merimbula, NSW - 8 Jan 2019
Ceratosoma amoenum (Ceratosoma amoenum) at Merimbula, NSW - 8 Jan 2019
Kathetostoma laeve (Common Stargazer) at Merimbula, NSW - 18 Dec 2018
Sarcoptilus grandis (Sea Pen) at Merimbula, NSW - 11 Feb 2018
Eubalichthys bucephalus (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 3 Feb 2018
Orectolobus maculatus (Spotted Wobbegong) at Merimbula, NSW - 26 Jan 2018
Achoerodus viridis (Eastern Blue Groper) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2018
Lactoria cornuta (Longhorn Cowfish) at Merimbula, NSW - 22 Nov 2017
Dasyatis brevicaudata (Smooth Stingray) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Oct 2017
Octopus maorum (Maori Octopus) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Oct 2017
Enoplosus armatus (Old Wife) at Merimbula, NSW - 4 Oct 2017
Scorpaena cardinalis (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Sep 2017
Aptychotrema rostrata (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 13 Sep 2017
Sepia apama (Giant Cuttlefish) at Merimbula, NSW - 13 Sep 2015
Gymnothorax prasinus (Yellow Moray, Green Moray) at Merimbula, NSW - 6 Apr 2015
Achoerodus viridis (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 6 Apr 2015
Achoerodus viridis (Eastern Blue Groper) at Merimbula, NSW - 6 Apr 2015
Hypselodoris bennetti (Hypselodoris bennetti) at Merimbula, NSW - 5 Nov 2013

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