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School of sweetlips in very very tight formation. The purpose of this training is to intimidate a potential predator who wants to attack these fish. We notice that there are two species of sweetlips in this big ball of fish. Ribbon diagram (Plectorhinchus polytaenia) and Yellowbanded Sweetlip (Plectorhinchus lineatus, Raja Ampat, Indonesia

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Image size: 6720x4480 pixels (22.4"x14.9" @300dpi)

Shooting date : 2020-01-05

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Shot / Underwater shot


Enumeration / Nobody

Oceania / Melanesia / New Guinea island / Western New Guinea / Raja Ampat Islands

Behavior / Defense (attitude) / Bait ball

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

Winning picture

Animal / Wild animal / Chordate / Vertebrate / Fish (animal) / Bony fish / Actinopterygian / Sweetlips / Sweetlips (Plectorhinchus sp) / Ribbon sweetlips (Plectorhinchus polytaenia)

Asia / Far East / South East Asia / Insulinde / Indonesia

Environment / Biodiversity

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

Animal / Wild animal / Chordate / Vertebrate / Fish (animal) / Bony fish / Actinopterygian / Sweetlips / Sweetlips (Plectorhinchus sp) / Yellowbanded sweetlips (Plectorhinchus lineatus)

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Enumeration / Group / School fish

Area / Marine area / Sea / Tropical sea

Enumeration / Several species

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