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Living wonders in Truong Sa waters Tin ảnh

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( - Vietnam’s Truong Sa Archipelago (Spratly Islands) has a lot of beautiful, strange and rare creatures. Here are some unique species listed in Vietnam’s Red Book.


Maxima clam (Tridacna maxima)


Orange-spotted filefish (Oxymonacanthus longirostris)


Golden-girdled coralfish (Coradion chrysozonus)

Bicolored angelfish (Centropyge bicolor)

Banded Pipefish (Doryrhamphus dactyliophorus)

Emperor angelfish (Pomacanthus impertor)

Royal angelfish (Pygoplites diacanthus)

Slender grouper (Anyperodon leucogrammicu)

Red Slate Pencil Urchin (Heterocentrotus mammillatus)

Sea cucumbers (Actinopyga mauritiana)

Sea snails (Trochus niloticus)

Prickly redfish (Thelenota ananas)

Horned helmet (Cassis cornuta)

Jester Cowry (Mauritia scurra)

Leatherback sea turtle (Dermochelys coriacea)

Cauliflower coral (Pocillopora damicornis)

Rasp coral (Pocillopora verrucosa)

Lobe coral (Porites lobata)

Staghorn corals (Acropora nobilis)

Bamboo coral (Isis hippuris)

Large tropical saltwater clams (Hippopus hippopus)

Longnose butterflyfish (Forcipiger longirostris)

Wrasse (Bodianus axillaris)

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