Plectorhinchus chaetodonoides
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Hide among coral, coral rubble and under crevices of protected coastal bays. Its specific undulating movement and colour pattern serve as a protection to the young fish. Both colour and movement mimic a poisonous flatworm and should deter potential predators. Solitary species, territorial as a juvenile.
Frequency of sightings:
Best time of year:
1- 12 m depth, size from 1cm up to 10 cm, subadult 10-20cm, adult up to 70cm
Divesites seen at:
Air Prang, Air Prang 2, Air Prang 3, Angels Window, Aw Shucks, Batu Angus, Batu Kapal, Batu Merah, Batu Sandar, California Dreaming, Critter Hunt, Dantes Wall, Goby A Crab, Hairball 2, Jahir, Jahir 2, Lembeh Resort House Reef, Magic Crack, Magic Rock, Makawide, Makawide 2, Makawide 3, Nudi Falls, Nudi Retreat, Pantai Kecil, Pantai Parigi, Pintu Colada, Pintu Kota Besar (Seagrass), Pintu Kota Kecil, Police Pier, Police Pier 2, Pulau Abadi, Pulau Putus, Retak Larry (Larrys Crack), Serena West, Slow Poke, Tanjung Kubur, Tanjung kusu-kusu, Tanjung Tebal, TK2
Taxonomical order of this critter:
Free Swimmer
Sweet Lips
- Dotted sweetlips
- Harlequin sweetlips
- Lined sweetlips
- Oriental sweetlips
- Ribbon sweetlips
- Spotted painted sweetlips
- Striped sweetlips

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