Stocky anthias

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

The Stocky anthias lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 6 - 50 m environment.

The Stocky Anthias makes a beautiful addition to the fish-only, invertebrate, or reef aquarium. As its name suggests, this Anthias is slightly broader and shorter in morphology. Males are adorned with an orange back, yellow lines, and a cream-colored underside. More

Also known as Stocky Anthias and Truncate Anthias, it is found in well protected reefs in the Indo-Pacific Ocean including the Great Barrier Reef. Males are a more vivid pink than females or juveniles. They also have a red spot on their dorsal fin and a truncated caudal fin. More

Stocky anthias at Kerama Islands of Okinawa, Japan = Stocky anthias at Kerama Islands of Okinawa, Japan by takau99. Kerama Islands in Okinawa, Japan. More

Common names

Arawas in Tagbanwa Calamian
Buklak in Tagbanwa Calamian
Pink basslet in English
pink seaperch in English
Stocky anthias in English
Vankkakoruahven in Finnish (suomen kieli)
截尾花鮨 in Mandarin Chinese
石斑 in Mandarin Chinese
过鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
過魚 in Mandarin Chinese
高体拟花鮨 in Mandarin Chinese
高體擬花鮨 in Mandarin Chinese
鱠 in Mandarin Chinese
鲙 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Serranidae
Genus : Pseudanthias
Species : Pseudanthias hypselosoma
Authority : Bleeker, 1878