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I think 1 and 4 are the same fish. I have other photos of the same fish following a Whitespotted Puffer around.

 

3 was taken at night

 

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With 1 & 4 I have been down this route before. Seen this shadowing behaviour quite regularly in Lembeh and have been advised the "shadower" is either Carangoides coeruleopinnatus or C. armatus. Personally, I think the latter. They always in my experience follow various types of Puffer.

The last one is a blenny - Petroscirtes mitratus

No. 2 is some form of Conger - genus Ariosoma maybe

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Agree #1 & 4 are juvenile Carangoides armatus, longfin trevally. #2 I think Ariosoma anagoides, sea conger. #5 possibly lizardfish.

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Thanks guys, this was a big help. This was my first trip to Indonesia and I thought that in Lembeh it would be a lot of searching for a few pics. I took more pics in 2 days than I normally take in a week. Every time I go back to Indonesia will require another week in Lembeh. Your Id's were spot on. I also think #5 is a Lizardfish, but not one I can find in any of my books. I also have shots of it buried in the sand.

 

Thanks again,

 

Craig

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The lizardfish is genus Saurida based on the mouth shape. Species can be S. gracilis or S. nebulosa. Hard to tell apart.

 

Number 3 looks somehow familiar but I can't place it. Might it be a night coloration?

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I think #3 is a juvenile Bream and it is at night. Here's a front on pic of the Lizardfish's mouth. I don't see a pattern on the skin that I would expect on any Lizardfish. It was taken at 9 AM.post-51812-0-27155000-1473403529_thumb.jpg

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