Red squirrelfish

The Red squirrelfish lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 3 - 200 m environment.

* Sargocentron hastatum, Red squirrelfish, (Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1829). More

The Red Squirrelfish is nocturnal. It spends daylight hours in caves or crevices, but emerges at night to hunt. More

Red squirrelfish; Squirrelfish; Spotfin squirrelfish; Reef squirrelfish; Dusky squirrelfish; Violet squirrelfish; Blackblotch squirrelfish; Speckled squirrelfish; Threespot squirrelfish; Deepwater squirrelfish; Samurai squirrelfish; Hawaiian squirrelfish; Crown squirrelfish; Longspine squirrelfish; Sabre squirrelfish; Smallmouth squirrelfish; Clearfin squirrelfish; Silverspot squirrelfish; Giant More

Common names

Candil africano in Spanish (español)
Candil colorado in Spanish (español)
Candil rosso in Spanish (español)
esquilo in Portuguese (Português)
Esquilo real in Portuguese (Português)
Esquilo-real in Portuguese (Português)
Holocentre rouge in French (français)
Marignan rouge in French (français)
Peixe-esquilo in Portuguese (Português)
Peixe-rei in Portuguese (Português)
Peixe-soldado in Portuguese (Português)
Poisson-écureuil africain in French (français)
Rainha in Creole, Portuguese
Rainha in Creoles and Pidgins, Portuguese
Rainha in Portuguese (Português)
red soldierfish in English
Red squirrelfish in English
Rei in Creole, Portuguese
Rei in Creoles and Pidgins, Portuguese
Rei in Portuguese (Português)
Walanka in Wolof (Wollof)
矛状棘鳞鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
矛状鳂 in Mandarin Chinese
矛狀棘鱗魚 in Mandarin Chinese
矛狀鰃 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Beryciformes
Family : Holocentridae
Genus : Sargocentron
Species : Sargocentron hastatum
Authority : Cuvier, 1829