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    • Grunts
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Recent observations

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Diagonal-banded Sweetlips Plectorhinchus lineatus

Observer

lovelyclemmy

Date

December 14, 2016 09:30 AM AWST

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Striped Sweetlips Plectorhinchus lessonii

Observer

lovelyclemmy

Date

December 14, 2016 09:30 AM AWST

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Silver Sweetlips Diagramma pictum

Observer

lovelyclemmy

Date

December 14, 2016 09:30 AM AWST

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Harlequin Sweetlips Plectorhinchus chaetodonoides

Observer

johnturnbull

Date

August 1, 2015 02:38 PM AEST

Description

This big (0.5 m) fish was chilling in a cave with another the same size; I suspect it was a cleaning station. You can just see the two blue cleaning wrasse top right. That's a lot of spotted carpet to clean! Ningaloo Marine Park

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Observer

johnturnbull

Date

January 14, 2017 09:11 AM AEDT

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Gold-spotted Sweetlips Plectorhinchus flavomaculatus

Observer

stonius

Date

April 5, 2016 10:00 AM AWST

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Ribbon Sweetlips Plectorhinchus polytaenia

Observer

stonius

Date

April 5, 2016 11:00 AM AWST

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Observer

stonius

Date

April 8, 2016 01:00 PM AWST

Description

Group of 5-6 individuals living on 'Ayers Rock' bommie. Revisited the site on 3 occasions, each time they were there, but only photographed on this one occasion.

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Gold-spotted Sweetlips Plectorhinchus flavomaculatus

Observer

johnsear

Date

April 25, 2015 09:25 PM AEST

Description

Gold-spotted Sweetlips (Plectrorhinchus flavomaculatus)

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What

Painted Sweetlips Plectorhinchus picus

Observer

richardling

Date

April 13, 2009 09:54 AM AEST

Description

A juvenile Magpie Sweetlips (Plectorhinchus picus)

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What

Harlequin Sweetlips Plectorhinchus chaetodonoides

Observer

stonius

Date

April 5, 2016 11:00 AM AEST

Description

Found with a Plectorhinchus caeruleonothus.

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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....

No range data available.
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