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Tiger Cardinal Fish (Cheilodipterus macrodon) also often named the large-toothed cardinalfish
Tiger Cardinalfish (Cheilodipterus macrodon) also often named the large-toothed cardinalfish it can reach a maximum size of 25 cm in length.
It is a mouthbrooder.
The pinkish mass you can see in his mouth are his eggs if you look closely and zoom in.
Tiger Cardinal Fish males incubate their eggs inside their mouths, as the egg masses increase in size they can be found with wide open mouths where they shift the eggs around to aerate the egg masses.
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