Please visit our Sponsors

Archive 1067: Daily Pix FULL SIZE
(For personal use only: NOT public domain)
Mmm, right click, add, set as background...

To: Today's: Desktop size download, Today's FAQs, SW Archive 1051, SW Archive 1052, SW Archive 1053, SW Archive 1054, SW Archive 1055, SW Archive 1056, SW Archive 1057SW Archive 1058, SW Archive 1059, SW Archive 1060, SW Archive 1061, SW Archive 1062, SW Archive 1064, SW Archive 1065, SW Archive 1066, SW Archive 1068, SW Archive 1069, SW Archive 1070, SW Archive 1071, SW Archive 1072, SW Archive 1073, SW Archive 1074, SW Archive 1075, SW Archive 1076, SW Archive 1077, SW Archive 1078, SW Archive 1079, SW Archive 1080, Freshwater Pic of the Day Link ,

Myripristis violacea Bleeker 1851, the Latticework Soldierfish. Indo-Pacific, to nine inches in length. A good-looking smaller species that ought to be more used in the aquarium interest. This one in Fiji.
Monocentrus japonicus (Houttuyn 1782), the Pinconefish. To 17 cm. Indo-West Pacific; Red Sea, South Africa to Southern Japan, New Zealand. Found under ledges, in caves at depths of 20 to 200 meters (fishbase). Aquarium photo. 

Myripristis adusta Bleeker 1853, the Shadowfin Soldierfish. Widely distributed in the Indo-Pacific. To fourteen inches in length in the wild. Occasionally caught and sold for aquarium use. A more nocturnal species. This one in Wakatobi, S. Sulawesi, Indo.
Myripristis kuntee Valenciennes 1831, Shoulder-bar Soldierfish. Indo-Pacific; East Africa to Hawai'i. Two to 55 meters. To eight inches total length. Reef-associated. Leading part of spiny dorsal fin yellowish. One off of Hawai'i's Big Island.
Become a Sponsor Features:
Daily FAQs FW Daily FAQs SW Pix of the Day FW Pix of the Day New On WWM
Helpful Links Hobbyist Forum Calendars Admin Index Cover Images
Featured Sponsors: