Orange-tip Bristletooth, Ctenochaetus tominiensis Randall 1955

Other Names: Orange-tipped Bristletooth, Tomini Bristletooth, Yellow-tip Bristletooth, Yellow-tip Bristle-tooth

An Orange-tip Bristletooth, Ctenochaetus tominiensis, at Menjangan Island, Bali, Indonesia. Source: zsispeo / Flickr. License: CC by Attribution-ShareAlike

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Orange-tip Bristletooth, Ctenochaetus tominiensis Randall 1955


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CAAB Code:37437042

Conservation:IUCN Least Concern

Depth:3-45 m

Habitat:16 cm SL

Habitat:Reef associated

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