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396. Butterfly fish
There were also a lot of fish around Sipadan. Some came in large schools like the butterfly fish or barracudas. Others were lone warriors like the reef sharks. No matter where one turned it was a colourful display.
    Suddenly, all of the smaller fish would swim into the reef for shelter leaving the space around us totally empty! We couldn't see anything, but something must have scared them. After a few seconds, they were coming out again, one kind after the other, creating colourful, layered bands of different species.
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