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Pseudanthias pulcherrimus (Heemstra & Randall, 1986)

Resplendent goldie

Classification
Class: Actinopterygii Subclass: Neopterygii Order:  Perciformes Family:  Serranidae    NCBI taxonomy FishBase  WoRMS
Habitat Occurrence type IUCN Red List Status
Marine Native Not Reported
Distribution
Waterbody Coastal zone Area surveyed
Western Indian Ocean:
Distribution in India Distribution elsewhere
Western Indian Ocean Western Indian Ocean: Andaman Islands, Maldives, Chagos Archipelago, Seychelles, and Mauritius
Andaman Islands. Maldives, Chagos Archipelago, Seychelles and Mauritius.
Synonyms
Anthias pulcherrimus Heemstra & Randall, 1986
Type specimen
Pseudanthias pulcherrimus (Heemstra & Randall, 1986) pulcherrimus, Anthias Heemstra [P. C.] & Randall [J. E.] 1986:512, Pl. 33 (fig. 166.8 a,b) Mauritius, west coast off Wolmar, 56 m depth. Lectotype: SAIAB 86492. Paralectotypes: BPBM 16375 (1), 16378 (2), 22541 (1), 34647 (4); ROM 87931 (2); SAIAB 7773 (1), 17260 (2). Synonym: Pseudanthias pulcherrimus (Heemstra & Randall, 1986), Anthias pulcherrimus Heemstra & Randall, 1986 Order: Perciformes Family: Serranidae Distribution: Western Indian Ocean: Andaman Islands, Maldives, Chagos Archipelago, Seychelles, and Mauritius Habitat: Marine IUCN status: Not Evaluated  More...
Biology
S.No. Diagnostic features Finformula Reference
1 Inhabits deep reefs. Forms small groups near caves and ledges, steep dropoffs in 10-70 m. (FB)
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