Moontail bullseye fish

Moontail bullseye fish

Z605/0562 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 45.1MB

Downloadable file size: 3.5MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Moontail bullseye fish (Priacanthus hamrur) being cleaned by a bluestreak cleaner wrasse (Labroides dimidiatus, centre). Such cleaning is symbiotic (mutually beneficial) behaviour. The wrasse feeds on parasites from the skin of the moontail. Cleaner fish attract larger fish to cleaning stations by making oscillatory movements. The large fish respect this service and refrain from eating the cleaners. Photographed in the Red Sea.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: animal, bluestreak, bony fish, cleaner wrasse, cleaning station, crescent tail bigeye, labroides dimidiatus, moontail bullseye fish, nature, pisces, priacanthus hamrur, symbiosis, symbiotic, wildlife, zoology

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.