Bicolor anthias

Pseudanthias bicolor is a Pseudanthias fish from the Indo-Pacific Ocean.

The Bicolor anthias lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 5 - 68 m , usually 5 - 50 m environment.

The Bicolor Anthias has an orange upper body and a pale pink lower body. The family of Anthias are closely related to Seabasses, which include Groupers. More

The bicolor anthias, or fancy bass anthias as it is also called, is one of the largest anthias species available in the trade. It is also one of the easiest anthias species to care for. It was described as a unique species in 1984. More

Bicolor Anthias are a good choice for advanced aquarists. They have a lighter yellow underside and a darker orange top. Keep only one male per tank, with a small harem of females. More

The beautiful Bicolor Anthias has an orange sheen on the top half of their body and a light pink coloration on their abdomen. The V-shaped tail and dorssal fin have purple edges. More

Common names

Anthias bicolore in French (français)
Bicolor anthias in English
Fairy bass in English
Futairo-hanagoi in Japanese (日本語)
Persikkakoruahven in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Yellow-backed basslet in English
Yellowback basslet in English
双色奇唇鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
双色拟花鮨 in Mandarin Chinese
石斑 in Mandarin Chinese
过鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
過魚 in Mandarin Chinese
雙色奇唇魚 in Mandarin Chinese
雙色擬花鮨 in Mandarin Chinese
鱠 in Mandarin Chinese
鲙 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Serranidae
Genus : Pseudanthias
Species : Pseudanthias bicolor
Authority : Randall, 1979