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Moorish idol

Zanclus cornutus


This little posh fish was posing like hell when I took the pictures. Only the glass of the aquarium was not the bes anymore.


Tropicarium of Budapest In the wilde: The range of the moorish idol includes East Africa, Indian Ocean and the Ducie Islands; Hawaii, southern Japan and all of Micronesia; they are also found from the southern Gulf of California south to Peru.

1 species ID suggestions

Moorish Idol
Zanclus cornutus


Saarbrigger 7 years ago

Thank you Cynthia. This was a fast ID proposal.

KatherineD 7 years ago

I believe this is a type of angel fish.

Budapest, Közép-Magyarország, Hungary

Lat: 47.41, Long: 19.02

Spotted on Jul 10, 2011
Submitted on Jul 18, 2011


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