Purple sand tilefish

Hoplolatilus purpureus is a Tilefish from the Western Central Pacific.

The Purple sand tilefish lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 18 - 80 m , usually 35 - 70 m environment.

Purple sand tilefish; Sand tilefish; Redback sand tilefish; Chameleon sand tilefish; Tilefish; Pastel tilefish; Starck's tilefish; Dusky tilefish; Red tilefish; Ribbed tilefish; Freckled tilefish; Ward's tilefish; Blackline tilefish; Bighead tilefish; Reticulated tilefish; Grey tilefish; Zebra tilefish; Great northern tilefish; Yellow-spotted tilefish; Atlantic goldeye tilefish; More

This fish is known as Purple Sand Tilefish and the correct latin name is Hoplolatilus Purpureus. It belongs to the Tilefish family. (e) It's origin is Western Central Pacific. (e) Character and suggestions regarding care This Tilefish belongs to peaceful species. More

Common names

Exocet ungu in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
Purple sand tilefish in English
Purple tilefish in English
Purpur-teglfisk in Danish (dansk)
紫似弱棘魚 in Mandarin Chinese
紫似弱棘魚 in Unknown
紫似弱棘鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
紫似弱棘鱼 in Unknown

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Malacanthidae
Genus : Hoplolatilus
Species : Hoplolatilus purpureus
Authority : Burgess, 1978