Spotted sicklefish

Characteristics

  • Feeds on fishes and invertebrates.

Description

  • Body laterally compressed and silvery.
  • Several vertical rows of dark dots on back.
  • Pectoral fins pointed, with first few pectoral fin rays elongated.

Common Name: Spotted sicklefish

Family Common Name: Sicklefishes

Scientific Name: Drepane punctata___(Linnaeus, 1758)

Genus: Drepane

Maximum Length: 50 cm (Total Length)