Rhinomuraena quaesita

Muraenidae, morays
Rhinomuraena quaesita Garman, 1888, ribbon moray
This fish is first a male and then changes to a female (protandrous hermaphrodite). Juveniles are all black, males have yellow dorsal fin as on the picture and females change to a nearly all yellow color.
Diving, Fim du Mundo, Nacala, Mozambique, 2006

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