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Panda butterflyfish (Chaetodon adiergastos) over soft corals (Dendronephthya sp.). This fish, also known as the Philippine butterflyfish, inhabits reefs in the tropical western Pacific Ocean. It feeds on coral polyps and other small invertebrates and can reach a length of around 20 centimetres. Photographed in the Andaman Sea, off Thailand.
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