Silver Squirrelfish

Neoniphon argenteus
Poisson ecureuil argenté
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Interesting facts

Like all squirrelfish, it has a silver-red robe with horizontal stripes who’s visibility varies from specie to specie. It has a sharp muzzle with many teeth and a solid ridge. It prefers rich coral filled areas or flats where they live in schools in shallow waters. It is active at night and feeds on benthic vertebrates.

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Photo Credit: John Hoover