Blackfin dartfish

Characteristics

Often recorded in pairs.

Description

  • Body pale grey blue anteriorly, and darker posteriorly.
  • First dorsal, pectoral and pelvic fins pale grey blue, while second dorsal and anal fins dark.
  • Caudal fin with dark outer margins and tips on both lobes.
  • Juveniles with a black blotch on the lower side of caudal fin base.

Common Name: Blackfin dartfish

Family Common Name: Dartfishes

Scientific Name: Ptereleotris evides___(Jordan & Hubbs, 1925)

Maximum Length: 14 cm (Total Length)