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The master of camouflage – The prickly leather-jacket fish

The prickly leather-jacket fish, known for its camouflage, belongs to the Chaetodermis genus and is found in the Indo-West Pacific region. It blends into its surroundings by imitating algae and has a unique body structure for navigating coral reefs. This fish is popular in aquariums but can be aggressive towards its own kind. It feeds on benthic invertebrates and is also consumed by humans in some regions.

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