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Cheilinus chlorourus, 'floral wrasse'

Found in areas with mixed sand, rubble, and coral and feeds on molluscs, worms, sea urchins and crustaceans that live on the sea floor.

Although it is called the floral wrasse, It is famous for its bite which gets its power from the fact that the jaw muscles are attached to the pectoral girdle (where our shoulders are attached) and can bite the leg off a crab in a single attempt.

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