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Peach anthias, or fairy basslets (Pseudanthias dispar). This fish inhabits the upper edge of steep tropical reefs in the Indo-Pacific region, from the eastern Indian Ocean to Micronesia. It congregates in large shoals over reefs, feeding on tiny animals in the water. It can attain a length of nearly 10 centimetres. Photographed off Banda Island, Moluccas, Indonesia.
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