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Bluespotted cornetfish (Fistularia commersonii)

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This cornetfish is another immigrant from the Red Sea via the Suez Canal. Immigrant species such as this are called Lessepsian species after Ferdinand de Lesseps who set-up the company that built the Suez canal.
First spotted in the Levant Sea in 2000, it took only 7 years to reach the coast of France.

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