Girdled cardinalfish [Archamia zosterophora]

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Archamia zosterophora is a Cardinalfish from the Western Pacific. It can be distinguished by two narrow vertical red stripes next to its gills and by a distinct small black dot at the base of its tail. It occasionally makes its way into the aquarium trade. It grows to a size of 8cm in length. (text: Wikipedia)

Pictures: Misool Islands, Raja Ampat, Papua, Indonesia by Sami Salmenkivi

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