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Longfin batfish (Platax teira) being cleaned by bluestreak cleaner wrasse (Labroides dimidiatus). This fish can reach up to 70 centimetres in length. It is found throughout the Indo-West Pacific. Cleaner wrasse hover around cleaning stations where they remove parasites from the bodies of other fish. Photographed off Sangalaki Island, in the Sulawesi Sea, Indonesia.
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