Convict fish

The painted greenling, Oxylebius pictus, is a marine fish native to the eastern Pacific Ocean.

Picture of the Convict fish has been licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike.
Original source: Painted Greenlings (Oxylebius pictus). Picture taken in Scripps Canyon, La Jolla, California by Magnus Kjaergaard.

The Convict fish lives in the demersal, marine, depth range - 49 m environment.

Hello, I am a new convict fish breeder and have had major success. Here are some of the things I have done to successfully breed these beautiful fish. * 1- I began by purchasing a healthy pair of convicts. More

Convict fish are interesting to have because of their active and reproductive natures. Because of their adaptable nature they are relatively easy fish to keep. You’ll enjoy watching their aggressive behavior as well as their instinctive parenting skills. More

bandit nicknamed the convict fish because of its alternating black and silvery white stripes. More commonly known as the sheepshead, this inshore species doesn't hold the status of the spotted seatrout (speckled trout) or red drum (redfish). More

Convict fish question 05/20/08 Pairing Up Convicts I set up a new 35 gallon aquarium this past fall and based upon advice given to me I purchased 3 Red Devils and 3 Convict fish for the tank. More

More share options convict fish dennis kunkel microscopy, inc. Maximum size. 3. Hector Says: 2008 Sep 17 21:34 La black convicts color up at spawning time. More

harmless juvenile convict fish imitate the look of the extremely poisonous catfish – a phenomenon that scientists call “Batesian mimicry. More

Common names

Convict fish in English
convictfish in English
Kiijii in Haida
Kiijii in Unknown
molva pinta in Spanish (español)
painted greenling in English
Spraglet grønling in Danish (dansk)
терпуг полосатый in Russian (русский язык)
多棘单线鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
多棘单线鱼 in Unknown
多棘單線魚 in Mandarin Chinese
多棘單線魚 in Unknown

Order : Scorpaeniformes
Family : Hexagrammidae
Genus : Oxylebius
Species : Oxylebius pictus
Authority : Gill, 1862