Razorfishes
Xyrichtys is a genus of wrasses found in sandy-bottomed ocean habitats throughout the world. They are commonly known as razorfishes as they are very laterally compressed with a sharp bony ridge at the front of the head. This adaptation allows these fishes to burrow very quickly into the sand at any sign of danger.
(via: Wikipedia)          (image: Xyrichtys woodi, via NOAA)

Razorfishes

Xyrichtys is a genus of wrasses found in sandy-bottomed ocean habitats throughout the world. They are commonly known as razorfishes as they are very laterally compressed with a sharp bony ridge at the front of the head. This adaptation allows these fishes to burrow very quickly into the sand at any sign of danger.

(via: Wikipedia)          (image: Xyrichtys woodi, via NOAA)

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