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VT-8725 Moray Eel and Cleaner Wrasse (Labroides sp)
Moray Eel and Cleaner Wrasse (Labroides sp)
Cleaner wrasse are the barbers of the reef. Here we see a wrasse nipping parasites from a moray eel. The little fish is in no danger, it performs a service for the eel and at the same time gets itself a meal. The cleaner wrasse in this picture is very different to any other we have seen.
Valerie & Ron Taylor
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