H. trimaculatus

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H. trimaculatus (Three Spot)

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H. abdominalis
H. algiricus
H. angustus

H. barbouri
H. bargibanti
H. borboniensis
H. breviceps
H. camelopardalis
H. capensis
H. colemani
H. comes
H. coronatus
H. denise
H. erectus
H. fisheri
H. fuscus
H. guttulatus
H. hippocampus
H. histrix
H. ingens
H. jayakari
H. kelloggi
H. kuda
H. lichtensteinii
H. minotauri

H. mohnikei
H. procerus
H. reidi
H. sindonis
H. spinosissimus
H. subelongatus
H. trimaculatus
H. tuberculatus
H. whitei
H. zebra
H. zosterae

Location:  Gazetteer Indo-Pacific: southern India to Japan, Australia and Tahiti.

Environment:  shallow reefs; muddy estuaries and near mangroves

Climate:  tropical

Availability:  not common in the aquarium trade

Physical Characteristics:   3-6 inches (8.0-15.0cm) Coronet: very low visible as five tiny points.  Spines: low; hook-like cheek and eye spines.  Color : golden orange, sandy colored or totally black.  Stripes on the head, much like the H. Zebra,  body similar H. erectus


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