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Red Cheeked Anthias (Male)

Red Cheeked Anthias (Male)
Photo and copyright by Irena Heberer

The Red Cheeked Anthias (Pseudanthias huchtii, Bleeker, 1857), lives in lagunas and on coral reefs, from 30 cm to 20 m deep. The male are greenish, with a clearly marked red stripe on the cheek. Females are less brightly colored, and have a yellow strip on the cheek.

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