Scarlet soldierfish

The Scarlet soldierfish lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 8 - 50 m environment.

* Myripristis pralinia, Scarlet soldierfish, Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1829. More

This species is very similar to the scarlet soldierfish (Myripristis pralina), which has a preopercular bar that is very short, and does not extend down as far as the pectoral fin axil. The scarlet soldierfish attains a maximum length of 20 cm (7. More

Scarlet soldierfish ( Myripristis pralinia ) Violet soldierfish ( Myripristis violacea ) Whitetip soldierfish ( Myripristis vittata ) Yellowfin soldierfish ( Myripristis chryseres ) Pearly soldierfish ( Myripristis kuntee ) Double tooth squirrel fish More

Common names

'I'ihi in Tahitian (Reo Mā`ohi)
Baga-baga in Tagalog
Big eye soldierfish in English
Big-eye soldierfish in English
Big-eyed squirrelfish in English
bigeye soldierfish in English
Cá Son gang ná tron in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Corocoro in Fijian (vosa Vakaviti)
Ga-dodag in Marshall
Ga-dodag in Marshallese (Kajin M̧ajeļ)
Ganting in Tagalog
Ganting in Visayan
Helderrooi soldaat in Afrikaans
Kiruru merah in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Kogane-matsukasa in Japanese (日本語)
Lion in Creole, French
Lion in Creoles and Pidgins, French
Lion in English
Malau-mamo in Samoan (gagana fa'a Samoa)
Malau-va'ava'a in Samoan (gagana fa'a Samoa)
Mweliuseram in Austronesian (Other)
Mweliuseram in Carolinian
Poissons soldat rouge in French (français)
Port Praslin squirrelfish in English
Reef soldierfish in English
Rouge aux gros yeux in French (français)
Saina-n-dodag in Marshall
Saina-n-dodag in Marshallese (Kajin M̧ajeļ)
Scarlet soldier in English
Scarlet soldierfish in English
smoothcheeked soldierfish in English
Soldierfish in English
Suga-suga in Tagalog
Suga-suga in Visayan
Te amon in Gilbertese
Te amon in Kiribati
坚松球 in Mandarin Chinese
堅松毬 in Mandarin Chinese
紅鋸鱗魚 in Mandarin Chinese
红锯鳞鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Beryciformes
Family : Holocentridae
Genus : Myripristis
Species : Myripristis pralinia
Authority : Cuvier, 1829