GEORGETTE DOUWMA / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY GEORGETTE DOUWMA / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Coral hind grouper (Cephalopholis miniata) male and female in a greeting ritual. This fish forms groups of one dominant male and 2 to 12 females. These groups occupy territories, which are defended by a single female from the group. The coral hind grouper inhabits clear waters of coral reefs and exposed areas in the Indo-Pacific region. Photographed in the Andaman Sea, Thailand.
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