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Tara Pacific expedition - november 2017 Napoleon or Humphead wrasse (Cheilinus undulatus), hiding under staghorn coral (Acropora sp.). The Napoleon wrasse is long-lived, but has a very slow breeding rate. Individuals become sexually mature at four to six years, and. Males are typically larger than females and are capable of reaching lengths of up to 2 m and weighing up to 180 kg. Females are known to live for around 50 years.live for around 50 years. D: 22 m, Inglis Shoal seamount, Kimbe bay, Papua New Guinea

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Shooting date : 2017-11-18

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Keywords

Wild animal / Fish (animal) / Osteichthyes / Actinopterygii / Wrasse / Humphead wrasse (Cheilinus undulatus)

Wild animal / Cnidaria / Anthozoan / Coral / Hexacoral / Madreporaria / Scleractinia / Hard coral / Horn coral / Branching coral / Staghorn Coral (Acropora sp)

Species / Species particularity / Fishes particularity / Saltwater fish

Oceania / Melanesia / New Guinea island / Papua New Guinea / West New Britain Province

Environment / Environment awareness / Nature conservancy organization / Tara expedition / Tara Pacific (Expedition)

Individual / Nobody

November

World sea and ocean / Pacific Ocean / South Pacific Ocean / Bismarck Sea

Species / Species particularity / Fishes particularity / Saltwater fish / Coral reef fish

Area / Marine area / Sea bottom

Species / IUCN Red List of Threatened Species / Threatened endangered species / Endangered (IUCN) EN

Area / Marine area / Sea / Tropical sea

Shot / Underwater shot

Shot / Overview

Behavior / Hide

Rest

Posing

Enumeration / Alone

Individual / Stage of development / Adult

Area / Marine area / Reef / Coral reef

Oceania / Melanesia / New Guinea island / Papua New Guinea / Bismarck Archipelago / New Britain island

Latin keywords

Eukaryota / Opisthokonta / Metazoa / Radiata / Cnidaria / Anthozoa / Zoantharia / Scleractinia / Acroporidae / Acropora

Eukaryota / Opisthokonta / Metazoa / Bilateria / Coelomata / Deuterostomia / Chordata / Vertebrata / Pisces / Osteichthya / Actinopterygii / Teleostei / Perciformes / Labridae / Cheilinus

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