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From the album Hong Kong

Look at the cheeky smile of the False cleanerfish (Aspidontus taeniatus). Instead of “cleaning” the client fish, it attacks and tries to bite pieces of skin tissue from the client fish for food.

This is the first publish record of False cleanerfish (Aspidontus taeniatus) found in Hong Kong water.

*(Update on May 11, 2018) According to a study in 1983, False cleanerfish (Aspidontus taeniatus) mainly feed on fish eggs and tentacles of polychaete such as tubeworms; they rarely feed on the fins or skin tissue of the client fish.

  • NIKON D750
  • 1/250 sec
  • f/16
  • 105mm
  • ISO 100
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