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Hawaiian Cleaner Wrasse - Photo (c) 116916927065934112165, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), uploaded by Matt Muir
davidr's ID: Hawaiian Cleaner Wrasse (Labroides phthirophagus)
Posted by davidr over 4 years ago (Flag)
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Ah, the answer to my question!

Posted by greenrosettas over 4 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.

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Hawaiian Cleaner Wrasse - Photo (c) 116916927065934112165, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), uploaded by Matt Muir
glmory's ID: Hawaiian Cleaner Wrasse (Labroides phthirophagus)
Posted by glmory almost 2 years ago (Flag)
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davidr's ID: Hawaiian Cleaner Wrasse (Labroides phthirophagus)
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