Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1)
(G. Cuvier, 1829)
The spotted hawkfish, Cirrhitichthys aprinus is a species of hawkfish widespread throughout the tropical waters of the Indo-West Pacific region. A common species, it is found in rocky and coral areas of subtidal coastal reefs.
It can reach a maximum length of 12.5 cm (4.9 in). It is a food fish for indigenous peoples and can also be found in the aquarium trade. It is red-pink and white in color, and has tassels on the tip of its dorsal fin.
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