P6033795
Photo © David R, some rights reserved
Waikiki, HI (Google, OSM)
21.2689007319, -157.8443534461
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Jun. 03, 2012 21:06:49 -1000
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Hawaiian Cleaner Wrasse - Photo (c) 116916927065934112165, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
davidr's ID: Hawaiian Cleaner Wrasse (Labroides phthirophagus)
Posted by davidr about 2 years ago (Flag)
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Ah, the answer to my question!

Posted by greenrosettas about 2 years ago (Flag)
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Yes! This is an example of a 'cleaning station'...a symbiotic relationship where several of the little cleaner wrasses hanging out in one area, and larger fish come in to be cleaned of parasites. It's a free meal for the little guys.

Posted by davidr about 2 years ago (Flag)
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Identification Summary

Hawaiian Cleaner Wrasse - Photo (c) 116916927065934112165, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
davidr's ID: Hawaiian Cleaner Wrasse (Labroides phthirophagus)
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