High-hat Pareques acuminatus

High-hat
High-hat
High-hat
The High-hat, also called the Striped Drum, is native to the western Atlantic reefs from Florida via the Caribbean to coasts of northern Brazil.
High-hat
High-hat
High-hat
The name high-hat is after the tall anterior dorsal fin which is particularly high on the juvenile, longer than the length of the fish on the young juvenile with a long pelvic fin also.
High-hat
High-hat
High-hat
The black and white lateral stripes can be dark brown and white. The adult grows to some 20cm long. Diet is worms and crustaceans.