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Truncate Coralfish Chelmonops truncatus
2013-02-03 10:01:25

Image Caption: An Eastern Talma (Truncate Coralfish) at Fly Point, Port Stephens, NSW. Credit: Richard Ling/Wikipedia (CC BY-SA 2.0) The truncate coralfish is specifically found in the coastal waters of Australia at depths up to 230 feet, around rocky reefs that have an abundance of algae. This fish is a species of butterfly fish that is also called the Eastern Talma. In Southern...

Pennant coralfish
2007-03-19 15:05:27

The Pennant coralfish or Coachman, Heniochus acuminatus, is a tropical fish of the family Chaetodontidae. It is also known colloquially as the "poor man's moorish idol". Appearance The fish is mostly black and white with an elongated dorsal fin making the fish reach around 9.84 in (25 cm). The fish's caudal, anal and pectoral fins are most commonly bright yellow. It is very similar in...

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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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