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This french angelfish (Pomacanthus paru) is in a intermediate stage between juvenile and adult - the stripes from the juvenile stage are still very visible, as are the yellow outlines of the individual scales of the adult. Divers often comment that the angel fish seen at Stetson Bank (where this picture was taken) are the largest they have ever encountered. The algae in the background, Dictyota sp., forms large meadows at Stetson Bank, which, according to researchers at University of Southern Louisiana, is rather unusual for the banks depth and location. (photo: Frank and Joyce Burek)

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