Razorfish (Aeoliscus strigatus)

Also known as Coral Razorfish, Coral Shrimpfish, Jointed Razorfish, Longspined Razorfish, Striped Shrimpfish

Description

Also known as Coral Razorfish, Coral Shrimpfish, Jointed Razorfish, Longspined Razorfish, Striped Shrimpfish.

Found in schools sometimes among the spines of Diadema Sea Urchins or in the arms of staghorn corals or just close to shelter over coral and rocky reefs.
They feed on minute crustaceans and zooplankton.
Length - 15cm
Depth - 2-40m
Widespread Indo-West Pacific

Shrimpfishes swim in groups with head down swimming in a synchronised fashion (when one turns they all turn) often sheltering in rich coral patches, in fan and whip coral and sea grass beds. Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/6503

1 comment

  1. Posted by Katie
    November 27, 2011 at 11:01 am - 1 person found this useful.

    I was wondering how much do razor fish weigh? im doing a project about them! please reply as soon as possible !!! thanks

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