Luvar (Luvarus imperialis)

Also known as Emperador, Luvaro, Silver King


Also known as Emperador, Luvaro, Silver King.

Found singly, near the surface or in deep waters of the oceans.
They feed on jellyfish and gelatinous zooplankton.
Length - 200cm
Depth - 0-200m

These fish are related to the Surgeonfish because the juveniles have a pair of spines at the base of their tails, which are then lost when they turn into adults.
Rarely found in fish markets although it is a prized catch! Ref:


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