GEORGETTE DOUWMA / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY GEORGETTE DOUWMA / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Moluccan cardinalfish (Apogon moluccensis). School of moluccan cardinalfish sheltering in a sea anemone. This fish is around 9 centimetres in length and is found in the Indo-West Pacific. It is nocturnal and usually inhabits mud slopes and lagoons. It is not often found amongst sea anemones. The colour of this fish varies prior to spawning or when feeding. Photographed in Lembeh Strait, Indonesia.
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