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Oriental Sweetlip

Plectorhinchus orientalis

Habitat:

Commonly found in caves along dropoffs on outer reefs, usually in groups. Adults easily recognised by the striped pattern. Juveniles are blotched. Very similar to P. vittatus from the Red Sea. Widespread Indo-Pacific.

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1 Comment

Maria dB
Maria dB 8 years ago

beautiful fish!

Male, Maldives

Spotted on Sep 8, 2009
Submitted on May 4, 2012

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