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Recent observations

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Ribbon Sweetlips Plectorhinchus polytaenia

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maractwin

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January 29, 2016 11:25 AM PGT

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Ribbon Sweetlips Plectorhinchus polytaenia

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lovelyclemmy

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December 26, 2015 10:30 AM AWST

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Brown Sweetlips Plectorhinchus gibbosus

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lovelyclemmy

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December 26, 2015 10:30 AM AWST

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Striped Sweetlips Plectorhinchus lessonii

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maractwin

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January 26, 2016 07:46 AM PGT

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Diagonal-banded Sweetlips Plectorhinchus lineatus

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maractwin

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January 24, 2016 04:24 PM PGT

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Ribbon Sweetlips Plectorhinchus polytaenia

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maractwin

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January 24, 2016 04:24 PM PGT

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Yellow-striped sweetlips Plectorhinchus chrysotaenia

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maractwin

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January 24, 2016 12:22 PM PGT

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Oriental Sweetlips Plectorhinchus vittatus

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lovelyclemmy

Date

December 23, 2015 09:30 AM AWST

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Ribbon Sweetlips Plectorhinchus polytaenia

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lovelyclemmy

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December 23, 2015 09:30 AM AWST

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Giant Sweetlips Plectorhinchus albovittatus

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lovelyclemmy

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December 22, 2015 10:00 AM AWST

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Ribbon Sweetlips Plectorhinchus polytaenia

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lovelyclemmy

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December 22, 2015 10:00 AM AWST

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Bluestriped Grunt Haemulon sciurus

Observer

coreyjlange

Date

January 7, 2016
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Description from Wikipedia

The grunts are a family, Haemulidae, of fishes in the order Perciformes. They are numerous and widespread, with about 150 species in 19 genera, found in tropical fresh, brackish and salt waters around the world. They are bottom-feeding predators, and named for their ability to produce sound by grinding their teeth. They also engage in mutualistic relationship with cleaner gobies of genus Elacatinus, allowing them to feed off of ectoparasites on their bodies....

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