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Indo Ocean Steephead Parrotfish
( Chlorurus strongylocephalus )  -  Fam. Scaridae
  Maximum Length 70 cm     Low and Middle depth     Andaman Sea        
A very colourful fish. It can be encountered alone or in small groups in areas riches of corals.



Indo-Pacific Sergeant
( Abudefduf vaigiensis )  -  Fam. Pomacentridae
  Maximum Length 20 cm     Low depth     Andaman Sea and Pacific Ocean        
Very common fish. It is easy to see it in large schools.

 

Indo-Pacific Sergeant
( Abudefduf vaigiensis )  -  Fam. Pomacentridae
  Maximum Length 20 cm     Low depth     Andaman Sea and Pacific Ocean        



Java Rabbitfish
( Siganus javus )  -  Fam. Siganidae
Other names Streaked Spinefoot
  Maximum Length 50 cm     Low and Middle depth     Andaman Sea and Pacific Ocean            
It is a common rabbitfish. It gathers also in large groups. It has poisonous stings, but the probability to be stung is considerably low.

 

Laced Moray
( Gymnothorax favagineus )  -  Fam. Muraenidae
  Maximum Length 3 mt     Low and Middle depth     Andaman Sea and Pacific Ocean      Adults are quite aggressive.     
It is one of the biggest Moray. The black spots may change of size and shape from a place to another. It likes to live among the corals. It is quite aggressive and, due also to it's considerable size, requires careful approaches.



Latticed Butterflyfish
( Chaetodon rafflesi )  -  Fam. Chaetodontidae
  Maximum Length 20 cm     Low depth     Andaman Sea and Pacific Ocean        

 

Lemon Damselfish
( Pomacentrus moluccensis )  -  Fam. Pomacentridae
  Maximum Length 10 cm     Low depth     Andaman Sea and Pacific Ocean        
It can be seen among Staghorn corals.



Lined Butterflyfish
( Chaetodon linoleatus )  -  Fam. Chaetodontidae
  Maximum Length 30 cm     Low to High depth     Andaman Sea        

 

Lizard fish (undetermined)
Fam. Synodontidae
             Andaman Sea        



Longfin Bannerfish
( Heniochus acuminatus )  -  Fam. Chaetodontidae
Other names Pennant Coralfish
  Maximum Length 20 cm     Middle and High depth     Andaman Sea and Pacific Ocean        
It likes to hoover in theslopes out of the reef.

 

Longnose Filefish
( Oxymonacanthus longirostris )  -  Fam. Monacanthidae
  Maximum Length 10 cm     Low and Middle depth     Andaman Sea        



Longnose Surgeonfish
( Zebrasoma rostratum )  -  Fam. Acanthuridae
  Maximum Length 20 cm     Low and Middle depth     Andaman Sea        

 

Longnose Unicornfish
Fam. Acanthuridae
             Andaman Sea        



Lunar Fusilier
( Caesio lunaris )  -  Fam. Caesionidae
  Maximum Length 50 cm     Low to High depth     Andaman Sea and Pacific Ocean        
It can be recognized by the black tips on its caudal fin.

 

Magnificent Rabbitfish
( Siganus magnificus )  -  Fam. Siganidae
  Maximum Length 30 cm     Low and Middle depth     Andaman Sea        
Often seen in couples. Differently from other rabbitfishes, it doesn't have any poisonous sting.



Many-Spotted Sweetlips (Juvenile)
( Plectorhinchus chaetodontoides )  -  Fam. Haemulidae
   Maximum Length 60 cm         Andaman Sea        

 

Meyer's Butterflyfish
( Chaetodon mayeri )  -  Fam. Chaetodontidae
  Maximum Length 20 cm     Low and Middle depth     Andaman Sea        



Moon Wrasse
( Thalassoma lunare )  -  Fam. Labridae
  Maximum Length 20 cm     Low depth     Andaman Sea and Pacific Ocean        
Common in the reef. Sometime it penetrates the estuaries of rivers.

 

Moorish Idol
( Zanclus cornutus )  -  Fam. Zanclidae
   Maximum Length 20 cm     Low to High depth     Andaman Sea        



Moorish Idol
( Zanclus cornutus )  -  Fam. Zanclidae
  Maximum Length 20 cm     Low to High depth     Andaman Sea        
Common fish that lives in couples or in small groups.


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