Fish ID: Ornate Hawkfish

Hawkfish ornate hawkfish ci fci
Family Hawkfish (CIRRHITIDAE)
species Paracirrhites hemistictus
size Up to 28cm
locality Sitting on coral with a seaward view
range Tropical Indian and Pacific Oceans

Hawkfish sit motionless on corals with a clear view facing seawards. Big lips, large eyes, the freckled hawkfish has a freckled head.