Square-spot fairy basslet

Pseudanthias pleurotaenia is a Pseudanthias fish from the Pacific Ocean that is also known as the squarespot anthias or pink square anthias.

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The Square-spot fairy basslet lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 10 - 180 m , usually 25 - 180 m environment.

The Square-spot Fairy Basslet is notable for the difference of coloration between the sexes. The male of this species sports a glowing magenta spot on its sides. More

Common names

Blotched fairy basslet in English
Kantplettet svalehalebars in Danish (dansk)
Mirror basslet in English
Pseudanthias pleurotaenia in French (français)
Square-spot fairy basslet in English
Squarespot anthias in English
侧带拟花鮨 in Mandarin Chinese
侧带花鮨 in Mandarin Chinese
側帶擬花鮨 in Mandarin Chinese
側帶花鮨 in Mandarin Chinese
石斑 in Mandarin Chinese
过鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
過魚 in Mandarin Chinese
鱠 in Mandarin Chinese
鲙 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Serranidae
Genus : Pseudanthias
Species : Pseudanthias pleurotaenia
Authority : Bleeker, 1857