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''Pseudanthias pleurotaenia'' also known as the squarespot anthias, pink square anthias, or squarespot fairy basslet is a Pseudanthias reef dwelling fish of the Pacific Ocean. It occasionally makes its way into the aquarium trade and grows to a size of 20 cm in length. Males have bold coloration, with a pink squared spot on their side, while females are completely orange in color.

It is found around reefs at depths of 10 to 180 metres .

Its range extends from Indonesia in.. more

Similar species: Perch-like Fishes
Species identified by Albert Kang
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Uploaded Nov 16, 2019. Captured Nov 13, 2019 08:41.
  • TG-6
  • f/18.0
  • 1/500s
  • ISO800
  • 18mm