Pseudanthias thompsoni (Fowler, 1923)
Hawaiian anthias
photo by Randall, J.E.

Family:  Serranidae (Sea basses: groupers and fairy basslets), subfamily: Anthiinae
Max. size:  22 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; depth range 5 - 190 m, non-migratory
Distribution:  Pacific Ocean: Ogasawara Islands (Ref. 26066) and Hawaii.
Biology:  Found around coral outcrops and escarpments (Ref. 9710). Benthopelagic (Ref. 58302). Rare in less than 15 m. Feeds on zooplankton (Ref. 3921).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 13 March 2015 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Binohlan, Crispina B. - 08.04.93
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.07.13

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