Sammara squirrelfish

The Sammara squirrelfish lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 0 - 46 m environment.

Sammara Squirrelfish - Neoniphon sammara = Sammara Squrrelfish The Sammara Squirrelfish - Neoniphon sammara inhabits the Red Sea and East Africa to the Marquesan and Ducie islands, north to southern Japan, Northern Australia and east the Hawaiian More

The Sammara squirrelfish (Neoniphon sammara) is also sometimes available and would be more appropriate for a nocturnal tank. This fish is usually found at depths of 150 feet or less. More

This fish is known as Sammara Squirrelfish and the correct latin name is Neoniphon Sammara. It belongs to the Squirrelfish family. (e) It's origin is Indo-Pacific. (e) Character and suggestions regarding care A semi-aggressive Squirrelfish. More

The Sammara squirrelfish and the crown squirrelfish (Neoniphon Sammara e Sargocentron Diadema) belong to the Holocentridae family. They have a venomous bony spine on the gill pre-operculum. More

Common names

'Araoe in Tahitian (Reo Mā`ohi)
"Ala'ihi in Hawaiian
Araoe in Rapa
Araoe in Tahitian (Reo Mā`ohi)
Armed squirrel-fish in English
Baga-baga in Surigaonon
Baga-baga in Tagalog
Blood-spot squirrel fish in English
Blood-spot squirrel-fish in English
Blood-spot squirrelfish in English
Bloodspot squirrelfish in English
Cá Son dá dài in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Cá Sơn đá dài in Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt)
Candil samara in Spanish (español)
Chalak in Austronesian (Other)
Chalak in Carolinian
Corocoro in Fijian (vosa Vakaviti)
Deek in Arabic (‫العربية)
Écureuil tacheté in French (français)
Eichhörnchenfisch in German (Deutsch)
Esquilo samara in Portuguese (Português)
Giuchitei in Austronesian (Other)
Giuchitei in Carolinian
Hudubarihi in Mahl
I'ioa in Tahitian (Reo Mā`ohi)
Javelin squirrel-fish in English
Jerra in Marshall
Jerra in Marshallese (Kajin M̧ajeļ)
Kinolu in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Kolithaduva in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
Kolkaduva in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
Kolvin-soldaat in Afrikaans
Kúcchóótor in Austronesian (Other)
Kúcchóótor in Carolinian
Kur in Marshall
Kur in Marshallese (Kajin M̧ajeļ)
lonchin soldierfish in English
Malau-pe'ape'a in Samoan (gagana fa'a Samoa)
Malau-tui in Samoan (gagana fa'a Samoa)
Marignan tacheté in French (français)
Raiy thiki raiverimas in Unknown
sam soldier in English
Sammara squirrelfish in English
Sarkhoo in Arabic (‫العربية)
Slender squirrelfish in English
Spot-fin squirrelfish in English
Spotfin squirrelfish in English
Te ku in Gilbertese
Te ku in Kiribati
Thiniing in Fwâi
Tigitigia in Tuamotuan
Tingitingia in Tuamotuan
Toyas in Surigaonon
Tsalag in Marshall
Tsalag in Marshallese (Kajin M̧ajeļ)
Ukeguchi-ittoudai in Japanese (日本語)
കൊലിതടുവ  in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
കൊല് കടുവ   in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
കൊളിതടുവ in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
കോല് കടുവ in Malayalam (മലയാളം)
条新东洋鳂 in Mandarin Chinese
条长颏鳂 in Mandarin Chinese
條新東洋鰃 in Mandarin Chinese
條長頦鰃 in Mandarin Chinese
莎姆金鱗魚 in Mandarin Chinese
莎姆金鳞鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
金鱗甲 in Mandarin Chinese
金鳞甲 in Mandarin Chinese
鐵甲 in Mandarin Chinese
铁甲 in Mandarin Chinese
무늬얼게돔 in Korean (한국어)

Order : Beryciformes
Family : Holocentridae
Genus : Neoniphon
Species : Neoniphon sammara
Authority : Forssk