Longnose hawkfish

These fish are named for their their long, tube-like noses. They are red in color with a fine mesh pattern. Their red coloration may seem like it would make them stand out more, but it is actually a form of camouflage that makes them harder to spot amid branch coral formations.

Scientific Name
Oxycirrhites typus
Order: Perciformes, Family: Cirrhitidae
South of Sagami Bay, Indian Ocean, Pacific Ocean