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Updated 1/16/2014

Family Serranidae

INDO-PACIFIC

Pseudanthias pleurotaenia

Male, Wakatobi, Indonesia

 



Male, Waikiki Aquarium

SQUARESPOT ANTHIAS

Locally common along steep dropoffs in clear water.  Females are yellow with two purple stripes below, males reddish orange with magenta square.  Attains 8 inches.  Indonesia to Okinawa and Samoa.