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Sergeant Baker

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  • A brightly coloured edible marine fish with two elongated dorsal fin rays, occurring in warm Australian coastal waters.
    • Aulopus purpurissatus, family Aulopidae
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    • The Sergeant Baker can be recognised by its long tapering body, blotched colouration and its behaviour.
    • You can determine the sex of the Sergeant Baker by the males having a much longer ray on the first dorsal fin than the females.


late 19th century: of unknown origin.

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Pronunciation: ˌkələrəˈto͝orə
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody