Brick soldierfish

The Brick soldierfish lives in the reef-associated, non-migratory, marine, depth range 25 - 52 m environment.

Brick soldierfish ( Myripristis amaena ) Scarlet soldierfish ( Myripristis pralinia ) Violet soldierfish ( Myripristis violacea ) Whitetip soldierfish ( Myripristis vittata ) Yellowfin soldierfish ( Myripristis chryseres ) Pearly soldierfish ( Myripristis More

Image 1065, Pearly Soldierfish (Myripristis kuntee), Big-scale Soldierfish (Myripristis berndti), Brick Soldierfish (Myripristis amaena), and diver. Reef's End, Maui, Hawaii, United States, Matt Segal, all rights reserved worldwide. More

Age and growth of the brick soldierfish, Myripristis amanea. Coral Reefs. 2. 8. 79-85. Ref ID A0000001613 - Author Dee, A.J. and R.L. More

The Brick Soldierfish likes darker areas of the tank, and will tend to stay in rocky caves by day, while emerging in the darkness to hunt. More

The Brick Soldierfish is red with darker red scale edges, red fins, and a dark crescent on the gill cover. These fish are mostly nocturnal and spend most daylight hours in the shadows of rock crevices. More

Common names

'I'ihi in Tahitian (Reo Mā`ohi)
Ame-matsukasa in Japanese (日本語)
Baga-baga in Tagalog
Brick soldierfish in English
Corocoro in Fijian (vosa Vakaviti)
Jerra in Marshall
Jerra in Marshallese (Kajin M̧ajeļ)
Malau in Samoan (gagana fa'a Samoa)
Menpachi in Hawaiian
Te mon in Gilbertese
Te mon in Kiribati
Te ta in Tuvaluan
U u in Hawaiian
大眼鋸鱗魚 in Mandarin Chinese
大眼锯鳞鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
銀鋸鱗魚 in Mandarin Chinese
银锯鳞鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Beryciformes
Family : Holocentridae
Genus : Myripristis
Species : Myripristis amaena
Authority : Castelnau, 1873