Boar fish

The Boar fish lives in the demersal, marine, depth range 40 - 700 m environment.

3D looking Boar Fish that follows the mouse cursor. All vector. You can also make your own custom creature, it’s just a matter of modifying the boar_fish Movie Clip. Once you open it, it’s easy to see how it’s done. More

This Boar Fish is set apart from all other Gulf of Maine fishes by the fact that its very thin body is deeper than it is long (longer than deep in all other species yet recorded from our Gulf). It resembles the John Dory (p. More

A Boar Fish (misnamed), Capros aper, was recently discovered alive on Littlehampton beach, Sussex, and left alive in the rock pool. Full report on the News web pages probably tomorrow (Sunday). Cheers Andy Horton. More

Boar Fish (This name was a mistaken transcription in the old books) Zulu Fish (Colloquial from Cornwall) Common Name(s): Boar Fish, Zulu Fish Scientific Name: Capros aper More

During this dive I saw my first striped boar fish hanging out in a cave beneath a large rock. I had never seen one of these colourful and strikingly patterned fish before but in subsequent dives around Raoul Island found heaps of them hanging out in groups of up to ten. More

The discovery of the Boar Fish - which is also nicknamed the Irish 'El Nino' fish - has now sparked a debate about whether Ireland's rate of climate change may be even more dramatic than first realised. More

Boar fish are found on weed lines, most often at depths from 10m+. The boar fish is often an easy target once found, they tend to be a harder fish to find and will most often swim in schools. More

Boar fish reef is at the inner end of the lonsdale wall at the edge of the sponge gardens. More

Common names

Advim in Portuguese (Português)
Almindelig havgalt in Danish (dansk)
Bassas in Maltese (Malti)
Boar fish in English
boar-fish in English
boar-fish in Ukrainian (українська мова)
boarfish in English
Caprisco in Italian (Italiano)
cuckoofish in English
Eberfisch in German (Deutsch)
Evervis in Dutch (Nederlands)
Fuciliere in Italian (Italiano)
Fucilieri in Italian (Italiano)
Guarracino d'ammontatura in Italian (Italiano)
Kaprosz in Polish (polski)
Kljunčica in Croatian (Hrvatski)
Kota in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Kota in Greek, Modern (1453)
Minfah in Maltese (Malti)
Ochavo in Spanish (español)
Peixe pau in Portuguese (Português)
Periquito in Creole, Portuguese
Periquito in Creoles and Pidgins, Portuguese
Periquito in Portuguese (Português)
Pesce cinghiale in Italian (Italiano)
Pesce tamburo in Italian (Italiano)
Peshk bilbil in Albanian (Shqip)
Pim-pim in Creole, Portuguese
Pim-pim in Creoles and Pidgins, Portuguese
Pim-pim in Portuguese (Português)
Pimpim in Portuguese (Português)
Pisci tammuru in Italian (Italiano)
Pisci tariolu in Italian (Italiano)
Pixxi trumbetta in Maltese (Malti)
Samak Almajary in Arabic (‫العربية)
Sanglier in French (français)
Sarsotin in French (français)
Soffietto in Italian (Italiano)
Stivali riondo in Italian (Italiano)
Suffietto larga in Italian (Italiano)
Tambur baligi in Turkish (Türkçe)
Tambur balığı in Turkish (Türkçe)
Tariolu in Italian (Italiano)
Tem-te em pé in Portuguese (Português)
Trampet baligi in Turkish (Türkçe)
Trampet balığı in Turkish (Türkçe)
Trombetta larga in Italian (Italiano)
Trumbetta in Maltese (Malti)
Trumbina in Italian (Italiano)
Trynfisk in Swedish (Svenska)
Villsvinfisk in Norwegian (Norsk)
Xavo in Catalan (Català)
Ziegenfisch in German (Deutsch)
Βασιλάκης in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Κότα in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Κότα in Greek, Modern (1453)
капрос in Russian (русский язык)
方鯛 in Mandarin Chinese
方鲷 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Caproidae
Genus : Capros
Species : Capros aper
Authority : Linnaeus, 1758