French Grunt Haemulon flavolineatum

French Grunt
French Grunt
The French Grunt is native to the western Atlantic from the USA to Brazil. Grunts are named after a grunting sound they make when distressed.
French Grunt
French Grunt
French Grunt
The French Grunt has white and yellow lateral and diagonal stripes. It is a little similar to its 2 close relatives, the Blue-striped Grunt and the White Grunt. It grows to about a foot (30cm) long.
French Grunt
French Grunt
French Grunt
It often schools around coral reefs with its own species or with other grunts. Diet is small crustaceans.