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Any idea why this batfish change colour to almost white albino kind of colour?
It's orbicular, and that colour change is common in fish that are being cleaned by cleaner wrasse (as can be seen in your photos). A really peculiar behaviour I've seen in many reef fish! :) Maybe it is an adaptation to make parasites more visible?
Spotted on Jul 22, 2011 Submitted on Aug 24, 2011