Coral hawkfish

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A Coral Hawkfish rests in a stony coral. More

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photo of coral hawkfish in typical coral habitat, from Ocean Oasis, More

The Pixy Hawkfish, also known as the Coral Hawkfish, is sometimes referred to as the Spotted Hawkfish, but it should not be confused with Cirrhitichthys aprinus, also called the Spotted Hawkfish. The Pixy Hawkfish has a whitish-blue body with large red spots. More

The coral hawkfish spends most of its time resting on substrate supported using its pectoral fins for balance, waiting for small invertebrates or other fishes (to eat, not to play with). More

Some species like the Coral hawkfish is known to pick on small dottybacks, grammas, gobies, dartfishes and even other hawkfish. In this case, if you plan on housing new hawkfish with less-aggressive fish, they should be added last to an already established tank. More

Common names

Blotched hawkfish in English
Boar hawkfish in English
Coral hawkfish in English
Coral hopper in English
Épervier à points rouges in French (français)
Épervier à taches rouges in French (français)
Épervier lutin in French (français)
Espervier à points rouges in French (français)
Gefleckter Korallenwächter in German (Deutsch)
Gespikkelde valkvis in Afrikaans
halcón in sp
Halcón de coral in Spanish (español)
Hawkfish in English
Korallihaukkakala in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Krapu tokek in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Minamigonbe in Japanese (日本語)
Pixy hawkfish in English
Poisson-épervier taché in French (français)
Red barred hawkfish in English
respotted hawkfish in Unknown
Sharp-headed hawkfish in English
Spotted hawkfish in English
Täplähaukkakala in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Threadfin hawkfish in English
尖头金 in Mandarin Chinese
尖頭金 in Mandarin Chinese
尖鰭金 in Mandarin Chinese
尖鳍金 in Mandarin Chinese
斑点格 in Mandarin Chinese
斑金 in Chinese (中文)
斑金 in Mandarin Chinese
斑點格 in Mandarin Chinese
短嘴格 in Mandarin Chinese
長嘴格 in Mandarin Chinese
长嘴格 in Mandarin Chinese
무늬가시돔 in Korean (한국어)

Picture of Cirrhitichthys aprinus has been licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution.
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Order : Perciformes
Family : Cirrhitidae
Genus : Cirrhitichthys
Species : Cirrhitichthys aprinus
Authority : Bleeker, 1855