Two-spot basslet

They are a medium-sized anthias reaching a maximum of 5in/12cm at adulthood.

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The Two-spot basslet lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 10 - 60 m , usually 40 - 54 m environment.

the two-spot basslet, the very rare tall fin shrimp goby and the Dracula shrimp goby was worth the effort. AnemoneWalls of brilliant pink hydrocorals, underhangs bursting with orange-mouthed soft corals, the drop offs, slopes, terraces and entire reef edges riddled with huge caves and swim-throughs. More

Common names

Pers goudvissie in Afrikaans
Purple goldie in English
Two-spot basslet in English
双斑拟花鮨 in Mandarin Chinese
雙斑擬花鮨 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Serranidae
Genus : Pseudanthias
Species : Pseudanthias bimaculatus
Authority : Smith, 1955