Arabian Picassofish

Rhinecanthus assasi

Also known simply as the Picassofish.
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Appearance

Length up to 30cm, tan above and white below with blue stripes between and below the eyes.

Habitat

The Arabian Picassofish inhabits lagoons and seaward reefs from 1m to 25m depth, usually very territorial and wary, never straying far from shelter.

Food

Sea urchins, crustaceans and other invertebrates.

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Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderTetraodontiformes
FamilyBalistidae
GenusRhinecanthus
SpeciesR. assasi