Snowflake soapfish

The Snowflake soapfish lives in the reef-associated, marine environment.

Spotted Soapfish, Snowflake Soapfish, or Leaflip Soapfish, is silverish-brown with white spotting over the entire body. It has black tiger stripes along its dorsal edge. More

And I found a Snowflake Soapfish, which is rare around Mahe. There were also schooling Big Eye's, many Queen Helmets on the sandy area, and a I found a White Mouth Moray in between the rocks. More

Common names

Savon barbu in French (français)
Snowflake soapfish in English
眼斑须鮨 in Mandarin Chinese
眼斑鬚鮨 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Serranidae
Genus : Pogonoperca
Species : Pogonoperca ocellata
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