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Scientific Name: Tilodon sexfasciatus

Description: Moonlighters are small fish most often seen as much smaller juveniles on reefs in the Marine Sanctuary. They have a pointed snout like a butterfly fish and a large black ‘eye-like’ spot at the rear of the body. Small Moonlighters are known to set up cleaning stations to remove parasites from other fishes.

Type: Bony Fish
Where to find: Subtidal Reefs
Size: 40cm