PETER SCOONES / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY PETER SCOONES / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Harlequin sweetlips fish or spotted sweetlips fish (Plectorhynchus chaetodonoides). These fish live in shallow waters on reefs in the tropical Indo- Pacific region, mainly feeding on bottom-dwelling crustaceans. They reach lengths of 72 centimetres. Photographed off Sipadan, Malaysia, in the Celebes Sea.
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