Blue hottentot

The Blue hottentot lives in the demersal, marine, depth range 20 - 50 m environment.

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Blue Hottentot (Pachymetopon aeneum) Red Stumpnose (Chrysoblephus gibbiceps) Janbruin (Glymnoarotaphus carvidens) Galjoen (Dichistius capensis) Strepie (Sarpa Salpa) White Steenbras (Lithognathus Lithognathus) Pilchard (Sardinops Sagax) Fransmadam More

blue Hottentots (Pachymetopon aeneum), which are fairly small silvery brown fish with blue heads. These fish came streaming towards us in large numbers, and stayed with us for the duration of the dive. More

A lovely big Blue Hottentot (bloukop) soon followed before things quieted down again and we were off searching for another angling spot. The beautiful flat sea and windless day made for a great day on the water and we all enjoyed ourselves tremendously. More

Common names

Blou hottentot in Afrikaans
Blue hottentot in English
Hotentote azul in Portuguese (Português)
Hotentote azul in Spanish (español)
Hottentot bleu in French (français)
Kantar miedziany in Polish (polski)
蓝切齿鲷 in Mandarin Chinese
藍切齒鯛 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Sparidae
Genus : Pachymetopon
Species : Pachymetopon aeneum
Authority : Gilchrist & Thompson,1908