Orange-striped Wormfish, Tulamben (Bali, Indonesia)

Since I had no idea of which kind of fish was that, I have contacted Gerry Allen (a very famous fish-expert) and this was his answer:

This is the colourful male of the Orange-striped Wormfish (Gunnellichthys viridescens), which belongs to the family Microdesmidae. It’s maximum size is about 7.2 cm. The family contains about 30 species worldwide, but only four species, including this one are encountered on Indonesian reefs.


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