Cephalopholis fulvus

1/60s at f16, Ektachrome 64, ASA 64, Nikonos II w 28mm lens and close up lens, Oceanic flash

"Coney." Common throughout the Caribbean. There are numerous color phases, but in all cases the body is covered in small blue to pale dots. Usually wary but can be approached by slow non-threatening movements.
Salt River Canyon, St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands