Distribution: from the Red Sea and South Africa to the Andaman Sea.
Replaced by Gomphosus varius in the Pacific Ocean.
at Belle Mare Beach (Mauritius) © mcpeff
at Blue Bay (Mauritius) © mcpeff
at The Canyon (Egypt) © anne
at Shaab Samadai (Egypt) © lesli
at Blue Hole (Egypt) © anne
at Lagon de Saint-Pierre (Réunion Island)
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