Maldives 2013, Athuruga - Photos 5

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Reef life 1

An Emperor angelfish (Pomacanthus imperator) at Panettone, near Thudufushi Island.
An Emperor angelfish (Pomacanthus imperator)	at Panettone, near Thudufushi Island.
A beautifully-coloured male Parrotfish, possibly a Singapore parrotfish (Scarus prasiognathus) at Panettone.  Male Parrotfish are highly variable in colour, and indeed change colour as they get older.
A beautifully-coloured male Parrotfish, possibly a Singapore parrotfish (Scarus prasiognathus) at Panettone.  Male Parrotfish 
			are highly variable in colour, and indeed change colour as they get older.
A group of Oriental sweetlips (Plectorhinchus orientalis) at Panettone.
A group of Oriental sweetlips (Plectorhinchus orientalis) at Panettone.
An enormous, healthy-looking Lattice coral a couple of metres across (Acropora clathrata) at Panettone.
An enormous, healthy-looking Lattice coral a couple of metres across (Acropora clathrata) at Panettone.
A Yellow-saddle goatfish (Parupeneus cyclostomus) at Panettone.  Its barbels are not visible in this photo.  Thanks to Margaret and Jonathan Hardwick for identifying this one.
Not sure about this one at Panettone.  Possibly a Blackeye rabbitfish (Siganus Puelloides).
Clouds of Orange butterfly perch (aka Goldie aka Lyretail anthias - Anthias squamipinnis) cluster around coral outcrops. Panettone again.
Clouds of Orange butterfly perch (aka Goldie aka Lyretail anthias - Anthias squamipinnis) cluster around coral outcrops.  Panettone again.
Saddleback coralgrouper aka Black-saddled coral trout (Plectropomus laevis) at Miaru Gali Tilla.
Saddleback coralgrouper aka Black-saddled coral trout (Plectropomus laevis) at Miaru Gali Tilla.
Golden chromis (Chromis ternatensis) are ready to dash back into their coral home at Miaru Gali Tilla.
Golden chromis (Chromis ternatensis) are ready to dash back into their coral home at Miaru Gali Tilla.
A Fire goby aka Fire dartfish (Nemateleotris magnifica) at Miaru Gali Tilla.
A Fire goby aka Fire dartfish (Nemateleotris magnifica) at Miaru Gali Tilla.
A beautiful collection of reef fish, including Anthias and Blue-green chromis (Chromis viridis), cluster around a coral head at Miaru Gali Tilla.
A beautiful collection of reef fish, including Anthias and Blue-green chromis (Chromis viridis), cluster around a coral head at Miaru Gali Tilla.
The common Indian sea star (Fromia indica) at Miaru Gali Tilla.
The common Indian sea star (Fromia indica) at Miaru Gali Tilla.

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