Although often seen yellow, this fish has the ability to change its color to match the surroundings. Large Angels in the Home Aquarium, Part 1". Nose is elongated and tissue between the spines of the dorsal fin is missing. This fish can grow to 8 - 12 inches and is found in large schools inshore, near shore, and offshore. Drab tan all over with dark spot at the base of the caudal fin and a light yellow line through eye. Tidewater Silverside Tidewater Silverside is a bait fish found in schools in coastal waters and estuaries and is up to 6 inches in length. Most should be kept as pairs or small groups where all individuals are added at once.
green striped fish
We saw this fish all over Hawaii in both shallow water and just off the edge, sometimes singly and sometimes in small groups. The male carries the eggs in a brood pouch which is found under the tail Ref. Spawning takes place from March through July, and occurs over an extensive area from 60 to miles offshore. You can spot some from 0: Click to view larger image. Completely yellow with the exception of black stripes at the base of the caudal fin and through the eye, and an eyespot directly below the dorsal fin. When available is typically quite expensive .
Hawaii reef life identification page
This fish is highly territorial and is best suited for a semi-aggressive to aggressive tank. Cook Islands by Sami Salmenkivi. Opaleye primarily eat marine algae with or without encrustations of organisms. Basses vary greatly from species to species.
List of marine aquarium fish species
Description: They swim with an undulating motion and trail a long, thin tail behind them. Larger than most of the fish on the reef, they can be seen in two distinct colorations, both shown here. Also, be very picky about which specimen you choose- any sign of mishandling should be taken as a red flag. These guys were hard to spot.