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Moorish idol

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(Animals) a tropical marine spiny-finned fish, Zanclus canescens, that is common around coral reefs: family Zanclidae. It has a deeply compressed body with yellow and black stripes, a beaklike snout, and an elongated dorsal fin
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As soon as I take the plunge into the waters kept calm by the reef, I encounter butterflyfish, Moorish idols and bluestripe snappers among the coral Other free activities organised by the hotel include canoeing, glass bottom boat trips, tennis and volleyball, while scuba diving, deep sea fishing, horse riding and catamaran cruises are available at an extra cost.
A group of Moorish idols - the punk rockers of the fish world with their yellow-black mohicans - window-shop in pairs, gazing at the corals branching out like long fingers amidst the sea ferns wavering back and forth.
A group of Moorish idols - the punk-rockers of the fish world with their yellow-black Mohicans - window-shop in pairs, gazing at the corals branching out like long fingers amidst the sea ferns wavering back and forth.