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Javanese Damsel (juvenile)

Neoglyphidodon oxyodon

Description:

The juvenile is only 3-5 cm long and has a thin black body with neon-blue lines on head, middle of dorsal fin and upper tail base. It also has a yellow to white bar crossing the mid body. The adult is quite different. it reaches 14 cm and is mostly gray with black scale outlines and blackish fins.

Habitat:

Seen while snorqueling in the shoreline of Lankayan Island, Sabah (Borneo).


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Philippines

Lat: 6.51, Long: 117.92

Spotted on Oct 1, 2015
Submitted on May 8, 2016

Spotted for missions

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