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Six Barred Wrasse
( Thalassoma hardwicke )  -  Fam. Labridae
  Maximum Length 20 cm     Low depth     Andaman Sea        
At the very first sight, non-experts may confuse it with the Indo-Pacific Sergeant. Respect to the I-P Sergeant, this wrasse has a longer body with six vertical bands.



Small Spotted Dart
( Trachinotus baillonii )  -  Fam. Carangidae
  Maximum Length 60 cm     Low depth     Andaman Sea and Pacific Ocean        
It likes to gather in large groups and to hover near the surface in proximity of the reef.

 

Small Spotted Dart
( Trachinotus baillonii )  -  Fam. Carangidae
  Maximum Length 60 cm     Low depth              



Striped Banquillo
( Malacanthus latovittatus )  -  Fam. Malacanthidae
Other names Blue Banquillo
  Maximum Length 40 cm     Low to High depth     Andaman Sea        

 

Striped Shrimpfish
( Aeoliscus strigatus )
             Andaman Sea        



Striped Surgeonfish
( Acanthurus lineatus )  -  Fam. Acanthuridae
Other names Lined Surgeonfish
  Maximum Length 40 cm     Low depth     Andaman Sea and Pacific Ocean     It has a poisonous caudal sting.       
Territorial. It keeps moving constantly. It has a poisonous sting. It can be spotted near the rocks feeding on algae.

 

Surge Damselfish
( Chrysiptera brownriggii )  -  Fam. Pomacentridae
  Maximum Length 5 cm     Low depth     Andaman Sea        



Swarthy Parrotfish
( Scarus niger )  -  Fam. Scaridae
Other names Dusky Parrotfish
  Maximum Length 40 cm     Low depth     Andaman Sea        
It often lives alone, but sometime the largest males establish small harems.

 

Teardrop Butterflyfish
( Chaetodon unimaculatus )  -  Fam. Chaetodontidae
  Maximum Length 20 cm     Low to High depth     Andaman Sea        



Teira Batfish
( Platax teira )  -  Fam. Ephippidae
  Maximum Length 50 cm     Low and Middle depth     Andaman Sea        

 

Threadfin Butterflyfish
( Chaetodon auriga )  -  Fam. Chaetodontidae
  Maximum Length 20 cm     Low and Middle depth     Andaman Sea        
Really beautiful pattern consisting on two series of perpendicular lines interrupted by a bright yellow colour in the back. A black spot over the caudal area and a vertical black band over the eyes refine its decoration.



Threebar Dascyllus
( Dascyllus aruanus )  -  Fam. Pomacentridae
  Maximum Length 10 cm     Low and Middle depth     Andaman Sea        
It's quite easy to see them among the Acropora corals where, due to its small size, it can hide pretty well.

 

Threespot Dascyllus
( Dascyllus trimaculatus )  -  Fam. Pomacentridae
Other names Domino
  Maximum Length 10 cm     Low and Middle depth     Andaman Sea and Pacific Ocean        
Similarly to other damselfishes, it likes to remain near the corals where, at the occurrence, can promptly hide itself.



Titan Triggerfish
( Balistoides viridescens )  -  Fam. Balistidae
Other names Giant Triggerfish
   Maximum Length 70 cm     Low to High depth     Andaman Sea           
The bigger triggerfish.. Beware of it during the mate period: it can attack and give very nasty bites

 

Titan Triggerfish
( Balistoides viridescens )  -  Fam. Balistidae
Other names Giant Triggerfish
   Maximum Length 70 cm     Low to High depth     Andaman Sea           
The bigger triggerfish. If guarding the eggs, it can attack suddenly and painfully the divers.



Titan Triggerfish
( Balistoides viridescens )  -  Fam. Balistidae
Other names Giant Triggerfish
   Maximum Length 70 cm     Low to High depth     Andaman Sea           
In this picture the theet are clearly visible

 

Triangulated Butterflyfish
( Chaetodon triangulum )  -  Fam. Chaetodontidae
  Maximum Length 20 cm     Low and Middle depth     Andaman Sea        



Truncate Bristletooth
( Ctenochaetus truncatus )  -  Fam. Acanthuridae
  Maximum Length 20 cm     Low and Middle depth     Andaman Sea        
Can be seen in areas particularly rich of corals.

 

Two-line Threadfin Bream
( Scolopsis bilineatus )  -  Fam. Nemipteridae
  Maximum Length 20 cm     Low and Middle depth     Andaman Sea        



Two-spot Banded Snapper
( Lutjanus biguttatus )  -  Fam. Lutjanidae
  Maximum Length 30 cm     Low and Middle depth     Andaman Sea and Pacific Ocean        


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