Silver Squirrelfish

Neoniphon argenteus
Poisson ecureuil argenté

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.


Photo Credit: John Hoover