Grey Triggerfish Balistes capriscus

Grey Triggerfish
Grey Triggerfish
Grey Triggerfish
The Grey Triggerfish (also Gray) is native to the coastal margins of the Atlantic Ocean, both along the Americas and Africa/Mediterranean/Europe. It has moved north in recent years with global warming.
Grey Triggerfish
Grey Triggerfish
Grey Triggerfish
They can grow to some 60 cm long. Diet is marine invertebrates. A male guards a territory and makes several nests in the hope that one or more females will lay eggs, which the female then guards until hatching.
Grey Triggerfish juvenile The juvenile is a stronger yellow or light brown colour with a stronger barring.