Blackbar filefish

Characteristics

Usually occurs singly. Adults may occur in pairs.

Description

  • Body grey to olive. Anterior half of body may appear blue and posterior half may appear bright green.
  • A dark marking above pectoral fin base.
  • Caudal fin orange.
  • A spine on head above eyes.

Common Name: Blackbar filefish

Family Common Name: Filefishes

Scientific Name: Pervagor janthinosoma___(Bleeker, 1854)

Genus: Pervagor

Maximum Length: 13 cm (Standard Length)