Definition of basslet in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈbaslɪt


  • A small, brightly coloured fish related to the sea basses.
    • Genera Gramma and Lipogramma, family Grammidae: several species
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    • Amid the coral and sponge branches you will find hamlets, basslets, parrotfish and moray eels.
    • Fish life is excellent, especially among smaller reef species - damsels, basslets and clownfish, tiny basslets and anthias in particular.
    • Of the very many different species of anthias and basslets, the lyre-tail anthias are probably the ones you notice most.

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