Pinecone fish

The Pinecone fish lives in the demersal, marine, depth range 200 - 250 m environment.

A pinecone fish has a plump, deep body, measuring about 5 in (12.7 cm) long. The body is covered by heavy, platelike scales that overlap, giving the fish the appearance of a pinecone-hence its name. More

Pinecone fish, Monocentris japonica Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii Order: Beryciformes More

Pinecone fishes are small and unusual beryciform marine fish of the family Monocentridae. The family contains just four species in two genera, one of which is monotypic. More

pinecone fish has two distinguishing characteristics: the long, strong spine in each ventral fin and the long spines of the dorsal fin, which point alternately right and left instead of being vertical. More

Pinecone Fish Photos Showing This Unusual Armored Fish - Top Right Solid Corner The pinecone fish, or pineconefish, is an unusual armored fish of the Indo-Pacific whose body has a vaguely pinecone pattern made by the joining of More

General:The pinecone fish is a relatively small fish that gets its name from its goldish-yellow body color patterned with a brown criss-cross design which gives it the appearance of a pinecone. More

The Pineapple Fish, also called the Pinecone Fish and Knight-fish, is covered with spines, and has a brilliant yellow body. It has what appears to be a glowing smile due to the bioluminescent bacteria which inhabit the light organs found on the sides of the mouth. More

Monocentris japonica is a pinecone fish of the family Monocentridae, found in the tropical Indo-West Pacific oceans, at depths of between 10 and 200 m. Its length is between 8 and 15 cm. More

Pinecone fish; Pinecone soldierfish; Mosquito-fish; Samson fish; Tiger fish; Picasso fish; Deal fish; Donkey fish; Clown fish; Creole-fish; Bumblebee fish; Elephantnose fish; Cornet fish; Balloon fish; Torrent fish; Tucan fish; Pearl fish; Moon fish; Plate fish; Rabbit fish; Zebra fish; Wolf-fish; Viper fish; Tropical More

Original File Name: Pinecone fish, Monocentris japonica. More

The Pinecone Fish is easy to care for in a 50 gallon or larger aquarium with abundant caves for retreating from lights, and several peaceful tank mates. These fish are extremely sensitive to copper sulfate, and should never be exposed to this medication. More

Common names

Pinecone fish in English
Reeds koglefisk in Danish (dansk)
里氏松球魚 in Mandarin Chinese
里氏松球魚 in Unknown
里氏松球鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
里氏松球鱼 in Unknown

Order : Beryciformes
Family : Monocentridae
Genus : Monocentris
Species : Monocentris reedi
Authority : Schultz, 1956