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Diagramma pictum-older but still juvenile Air Bajo I, Lembeh Diagramma pictum,Geotagged,Indonesia,Painted sweetlips,Spring Click/tap to enlarge

Diagramma pictum-older but still juvenile

Air Bajo I, Lembeh

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The painted sweetlips or slate sweetlips, ''Diagramma pictum'', is a species of marine fish in the family Haemulidae. It is widespread throughout the tropical waters of the Indo-West Pacific region, Red Sea included. This species reaches a length of 100 cm , but common size is 55 cm .
As other fish, the painted sweetlips is the host of many parasites. These include the lepocreadiid digenean ''Holorchis castex'' and the monorchiid digenean ''Lasiotocus plectorhynchi'' in the intestine and.. more

Similar species: Perch-like Fishes
Species identified by Patomarazul
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Uploaded Jul 1, 2019. Captured May 31, 2018 05:56 in Unnamed Road, Kareko, Lembeh Utara, Kota Bitung, Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia.
  • TG-5
  • f/5.0
  • 1/125s
  • ISO200
  • 11.01mm