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Maiden gobies (Valenciennea puellaris) on the seabed. This fish inhabits shallow sandy seabeds in the tropical Indo-Pacific region. It is usually found in pairs. It feeds on tiny invertebrates, which it catches by filtering sand through its gill rakers. It can reach a length of up to 17 centimetres. Photographed in the Egyptian Red Sea.
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