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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. Brown Sweetlip; Plectorhinchus gibbosus These are our biggest Sweetlips, usually hanging out in groups at relative depth. 12 Photos Harlequin Sweetlip; Plectorhinchus chaetodonoides The adults are solitary, lurking under ledges or in caves by day. Juveniles are super active amongst the corals. 17 Photos Painted Sweetlip; Diagramma pictum Including the sub-species - Diagramma pictum...

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