Old Wife (Enoplosus armatus)

Also known as Angelfish, Bastard Dory, Double Scalare, Moonlighter, Scalare, Zebra Fish, Zebra-tail

Description

Also known as Angelfish, Bastard Dory, Double Scalare, Moonlighter, Scalare, Zebra Fish, Zebra-tail.

Found singly, pairs or in large schools over seagrass beds and rocky areas of estuaries, in-shore and off-shore reefs.
They feed on small crustaceans.
Juveniles found in estuaries.
Length - 50cm
Depth - 0-90m
Indo Pacific - Australia

The only species in it's family. When caught they make a sound like grinding of teeth! Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/Enoplosus-armatus

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