Rocket Girl 7-14-09 feeding in the shallows.

On 7-18-90, I again came across Rocket Girl.


7-26-09 Rocket Girl again:

When I came upon her, she was going for some algae sprouting from the top of some branch coral. In the pic below, she had just broke the end of the coral host to the algae off of its base (double joined arrows)

She proceeded to nibble away at the algae and at one point, used her two front flippers to pull the coral away from her mouth while she was biting down on the algae. (right after I snapped the image below)

As Rocket Girl headed up to the surface, she jettisoned some waste:

She proceeded then to feed on some of the Turbinaria ornata: