Brown dottyback

Pseudochromis aureus() Brown dottyback Pseudochromis dilectus Pseudochromis dilectus Dilectis Dottyback Pseudochromis flavivertex Pseudochromis flavivertex Sunrise dottyback Pseudochromis fridmani Pseudochromis fridmani Orchid dottyback Pseudochromis fridmani x sankeyi Pseudochromis fridmanixsankeyi Indigo Dottyback Pseudochromis fuscus Pseudochromis fuscus Brown dottyback Pseudochromis More

The Golden Dottyback, actually a Brown Dottyback color variant, is solid yellow with light scale high-lights, giving it a shimmery appearance. A very shy basslet it prefers rocky tanks with lots of cover. More

Common names

Brown dottyback in English
Brown pygmy grouper in English
Buklak in Tagbanwa Calamian
Dusky dottyback in English
Gangkoleng in Tagalog
Golden dottyback in English
Ilad in Tagbanwa Calamian
Kibire-nisesuzume in Japanese (日本語)
Panter kuning in Malay (bahasa Melayu)
棕拟雀鲷 in Mandarin Chinese
棕擬雀鯛 in Mandarin Chinese
褐准雀鯛 in Mandarin Chinese
褐准雀鲷 in Mandarin Chinese
金色准雀鯛 in Mandarin Chinese
金色准雀鲷 in Mandarin Chinese
金色拟雀鲷 in Mandarin Chinese
金色擬雀鯛 in Mandarin Chinese
黃尾擬雀鯛 in Mandarin Chinese
黄尾拟雀鲷 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Pseudochromidae
Genus : Pseudochromis
Species : Pseudochromis xanthochir
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