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Ribbon Sweetlips Plectorhinchus polytaenia Cleaned by Bluestreak Cleaner Wrasses Labroides dimidiatus, Triton Bay, West Papua Province, Indonesia Ribboned Sweetlips Plectorhinchus polytaenia occurs in the tropical Indo-West Pacific from West Coast India to Australia in a depth range from 5-40m on coastal and seaward reefs, max. length 50cm. The species is found singly, in small groups under ledges or large resting aggregations by day, foraging for small invertebrates at night. Adults are found on deep, current-prone slopes with rich invertebrate growth; juveniles on sheltered reefs nearby. 
Bluestreak Cleaner Wrasses Labroides dimidiatus usually occur in pairs in the tropical Indo-Pacific in a depth range from 1-40m, usually 1-30m, max. length 14cm. The species creates 'cleaning stations' to which fishes come to have crustacean ectoparasites and mucus removed. Cleaning intensity is not related to client size or commonness. Even hands of divers will be cleaned if presented to the cleaning station! 
This specimen was encountered in the Triton Bay, Kaimana Regency, West Papua Province, Indonesia, 3°54'50.604 S 134°6'0.828 E at 15m depth. Gill Stock Photo
Ribboned Sweetlips Plectorhinchus polytaenia occurs in the tropical Indo-West Pacific from West Coast India to Australia in a depth range from 5-40m on coastal and seaward reefs, max. length 50cm. The species is found singly, in small groups under ledges or large resting aggregations by day, foraging for small invertebrates at night. Adults are found on deep, current-prone slopes with rich invertebrate growth; juveniles on sheltered reefs nearby. Bluestreak Cleaner Wrasses Labroides dimidiatus usually occur in pairs in the tropical Indo-Pacific in a depth range from 1-40m, usually 1-30m, max. length 14cm. The species creates 'cleaning stations' to which fishes come to have crustacean ectoparasites and mucus removed. Cleaning intensity is not related to client size or commonness. Even hands of divers will be cleaned if presented to the cleaning station! This specimen was encountered in the Triton Bay, Kaimana Regency, West Papua Province, Indonesia, 3°54'50.604 S 134°6'0.828 E at 15m depth.

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Ribboned Sweetlips Plectorhinchus polytaenia occurs in the tropical Indo-West Pacific from West Coast India to Australia in a depth range from 5-40m on coastal and seaward reefs, max. length 50cm. The species is found singly, in small groups under ledges or large resting aggregations by day, foraging for small invertebrates at night. Adults are found on deep, current-prone slopes with rich invertebrate growth; juveniles on sheltered reefs nearby. Bluestreak Cleaner Wrasses Labroides dimidiatus usually occur in pairs in the tropical Indo-Pacific in a depth range from 1-40m, usually 1-30m, max. length 14cm. The species creates 'cleaning stations' to which fishes come to have crustacean ectoparasites and mucus removed. Cleaning intensity is not related to client size or commonness. Even hands of divers will be cleaned if presented to the cleaning station! This specimen was encountered in the Triton Bay, Kaimana Regency, West Papua Province, Indonesia, 3°54'50.604 S 134°6'0.828 E at 15m depth.

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