Distribution: from the Red Sea and Eastern Africa to Southern Japan, Kiribati, Lord Howe and Rapa.
Juveniles are white with two orange and black false eyes under the dorsal fin, females are black and white with black spots on the head, and males are dark green or black.
at Lagon de Saint-Leu (Réunion Island) © phildd
at Gordon Reef (Egypt) © anne
at Lagon de Saint-Pierre (Réunion Island)
at Aroa Marine Reserve (Cook Islands) © adventureswithambrose
at Ama Beach (Japan)
at Aharen Beach (Japan)
at Lagon de l’Hermitage (Réunion Island)
at L’Etang Salé (Réunion Island) © danode
at Pereybere (Mauritius) © jacka
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