Dear lazyweb. What kind of fish is this?
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That may be a Humphead Wrasse (see wikipedia for another photo).
that’s a pilot fish
I’m a chemist/hobbyist programmer not marine biologist but I remember seeing something like this at an aquarium. It was a wrasse, so I looked that up and found this one:
The description especially sounds promising… So why do you ask?
its a dslfjdslkfjdslkfjdslfesf fish form france
I guess it’s this one: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyphotilapia_frontosa
Some sort of Lantern’s Fish perhaps?
In South Africa we call that a Red Stumpnose, assuming the orangey/yellow stripes were actually bright red in real-life
And the winner is… bmg. Yes, the stripes were that bright, and the pic was taken in the Two Oceans Aquarium in Cape Town, so local knowledge wins the day
As to why I’m asking– just getting around to giving all my honeymoon photos from two years ago proper titles
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