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Dat Fish

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Does anyone know what type of fish this is??
It's got such a silly "nose" X3

I took the picture at a restaurant [Rainforest Cafe'] a while back during a friend's birthday party


Edit**
:iconroyal-phoenix: :iconcypselurus:  thanks for IDing this swimmy-fellow as a [Spotted]Unicorn Fish
(Naso brevirostris)
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Make
FUJIFILM
Model
FinePix J150W
Shutter Speed
1/65 second
Aperture
F/3.3
Focal Length
5 mm
ISO Speed
200
Date Taken
Jun 16, 2009, 5:50:39 PM
Sensor Size
5mm
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WillemSvdMerwe's avatar
What a strange and cool looking fish!  Great photo!
Baka-Buns's avatar
Its so fab Cannotevenplz 
AmyYang's avatar
:D it looks like Gru from Despicable Me
Cypselurus's avatar
Looks like a Spotted Unicornfish (Naso brevirostris) :)
I recall seeing one of these in this place called Rainforest Cafe once...
SparkleFairyMangoFsh's avatar
AH!! That was the name of the restaurant where I took the picture!!! :dummy:
and thank you for giving me the full name of the fish [and the scientific name]
kncrystalmaiden's avatar
I've seen a lot of these in aquariums when I was little. It is funny looking with that nose. :giggle:
kncrystalmaiden's avatar
I have to take a picture of a shark that seemed to have a saw for a nose. I saw of while on a trip to the Bahamas years ago. We wondered why it needed a nose like that.
SparkleFairyMangoFsh's avatar
good question o-o
 maybe it helps attract mates...?
kncrystalmaiden's avatar
Not sure... Usually with sharks those alterations are supposed to help them survive....
royal-phoenix's avatar
it's a unicorn fish.

where did you get this picture?
SparkleFairyMangoFsh's avatar
uwaah~ so that's what it's called? Thank you~~~

I took it myself ^^
 it was at a kid's nature/jungle-themed restaurant. I wish I could remember the name ;-;
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