Thursday, April 20, 2017
This was just the other day.
had quite good visibility in Tiwoho and Cha Cha 2 point.
In the middle of the movie, there is a fish who got gray color head and red body, this one must be one of the version of Firetail Dottyback, Labracinus cyclophthalmus (Müller & Troschel 1849) I guess.
I've seen similar one many years ago but just very quickly on the reef at Timor point, but not sure if it's same one or not.
In more than 20 years of diving here, this maybe the second time I saw this one. normally they are hiding deep inside coral thus does not come out at all. wow.. very very rare fish!!!
I could not go any closer because they are very shy, but you can see at least it's swimming! Amazing.. never seen them swimming before.