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Yellow-Tail Barracuda (Sphyraena Flavicauda)

Another photo of the resident school of Yellow-Tail Barracuda (Sphyraena Flavicauda) at Sail Rock, Koh Phangan.

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Six-Banded Angelfish (Pomacanthus Sexstriatus) with Blue-Streak Cleaner Wrasse (Labroides Dimidiatus)

This pair of Six-Banded Angelfish (Pomacanthus Sexstriatus) are being attended to by a Blue-Streak Cleaner Wrasse (Labroides Dimidiatus) which can be seen cleaning inside the gills of the Angelfish.

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Longfin Bannerfish (Heniochus acuminatus)

A common and popular resident species found on both inshore reefs and offshore locations, the Longfin Bannerfish (Heniochus acuminatus) belongs to the Chaetodontidae family which also includes the Butterflyfish and Coralfish.

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Long-Beaked Coralfish (Chelmon Rostratus)

Long-Beaked Coralfish (Chelmon rostratus) are one of the most common reef fish in the area and always popular with divers and snorkellers (especially those with cameras).

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Lined Butterflyfish (Chaetodon Lineolatus)

A reasonably common local species, although not seen as frequently as some other species, the Lined Butterflyfish (Chaetodon lineolatus) is the largest member of the Butterflyfish family. Usually found in pairs, particularly at Sail Rock.

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Black-Cap Butterflyfish (Chaetodon Wiebeli)

One of the most common local fish species. Usually found in pairs, although sometimes come together to form large groups.

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Orange-Banded Coralfish (Coradion Chrysozonus)

The Orange-Banded Coralfish (Coradion Chrysozonus) is very similar in appearance to the closely related Highfin Coralfish (Coradion Altivelis).

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Eight-Banded Butterflyfish (Chaetodon Octofasciatus)

The Eight-Banded Butterflyfish (Chaetodon Octofasciatus) is a very common reef fish found at all of the local dive and snorkelling sites, where it can usually be found in and around branching corals such as Staghorn Corals (Acropora Cervicornis).

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Blue-Ringed Angelfish (Pomacanthus Annularis)

A Blue-Ringed Angelfish (Pomacanthus Annularis) at Sail Rock, Koh Phangan.

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Magnificent Anemone (Heteractis Magnifica)

The tentacles of a Magnificent Anemone (Heteractis Magnifica) sway in the current at Sail Rock.