green sea turtle, Chelonia mydas, being cleaned by herbivorous fish that graze algae off of turtle's shell at cleaning station, Kona, Hawaii (Central Pacific Ocean); cleaner fish include yellow tangs, Zebrasoma flavescens, gold-ring surgeonfish, Ctenochaetus strigosus, and whitebar surgeonfish, Acanthurus leucopareius


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Image ID: 0035836-S-DPE

green sea turtle, Chelonia mydas, being cleaned by herbivorous fish that graze algae off of turtle's shell at cleaning station, Kona, Hawaii (Central Pacific Ocean); cleaner fish include yellow tangs, Zebrasoma flavescens, gold-ring surgeonfish, Ctenochaetus strigosus, and whitebar surgeonfish, Acanthurus leucopareius
Credit to: © Doug Perrine / BluePlanetArchive.com

Image dimensions: 5400x5400
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