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They feed on sponges, small crustaceans and algae encrusted in the rocks.
The Moorish idol got its name from the Moors of Africa, who believed the fish to be a bringer of happiness.
You'll find them in the Indian and Pacific Ocean in ones, twos or large groups. They're easy to spot with their black, white and yellow colours.
These fish mate for life and you'll often see them in pairs. They are active during the day but they head to the deeper depths of the reef at night. They also change to a darker colour at night, to reduce their chances of being spotted by nocturnal predators. The darker colours blend in with the gloom.
Lagoon of Light
The Lagoon of Light is home to an array of colourful tropical fish, amazing corals and large mangrove trees.