One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A small, brightly coloured fish related to the sea basses.
Genera Gramma and Lipogramma, family Grammidae: several species
- ‘Of the very many different species of anthias and basslets, the lyre-tail anthias are probably the ones you notice most.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘The blackcap basslet, a relative of the large species of groupers, uses its bulging eyes to find food while it scavenges on the coral reef.’
- ‘We joined the swarming shoals of surgeon, basslet, butterfly fish, damsel fish, fusiliers and some bemused jack fish.’
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