Squareback Anthias (Pseudanthias pleurotaenia)
Common Name: Squareback Anthias
Scientific Name: Pseudanthias pleurotaenia
Min. Tank Size: 75 gallons
Captive Care: Easy
Max. Size: 20cm (7.8")
Range: Pacific Ocean: Indonesia to Samoa, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to Rowley Shoals in the eastern Indian Ocean and New Caledonia.
Depth: 0 - 25 m (0 - 82ft)
Remarks: Also called Square Anthias. Aggregations of this species occur a few meters above the edges of current-swept drop-offs. Females and males in separate aggregations or mixed sexes. Best kept as groups in open aquascape.