Posts Tagged "Haemulidae in Thailand"

Sweetlip; Haemulidae

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The Sweetlip family are also known as Grunts (a charming name!) from the sound they can make by grinding their teeth. Having said that, we’ve never heard a sound from any Koh Phangan Sweetlip. Painted Sweetlip; Diagramma pictum Including the sub-species - Diagramma pictum labiosum, the Slate Sweetlip. But how to differentiate the juveniles - there seem to be 2 different colour patterns.? 20 Photos Harlequin Sweetlip; Plectorhinchus chaetodonoides The adults are solitary, lurking under ledges or in caves by day. Juveniles are super active amongst the corals. 13 Photos Brown...

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