Mandarinfish


Common Name:
Mandarinfish
Phylum:
Chordata (Chordates)
Class:
Actinopterygii
Species:
Synchiropus splendidus
Average Size:
5 centimetres
Description:

Mandarinfish (Synchiropus splendidus) are extremely-colourful and equally popular reef fish in the western Pacific and Coral Triangle. They're small bottom feeders that do not swim fast. Therefore its main defence is toxins made clear by its bright colours.

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