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Sergeant baker

Aulopus purpurissatus

Weight 1.500kg
Depth 55m
Aulopus purpurissatus

About this species

Sergeant bakers are an inquisitive species often seen swimming in reefs by divers. They have a mottled red colouration. Males are easily distinguished from females by a long fin ray (which extends almost half the body length) projecting from their dorsal fin, this is lacking in females. Read more…

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