Red Sea Dwarf Sweeper (Parapriacanthus sharm)

Also known as Bullseye, Glass Sweeper, Glassfish, Glassy Sweeper, Pigmy Sweeper, Sharm Sweeper, Slender Sweeper

Description

Also known as Bullseye, Glass Sweeper, Glassfish, Glassy Sweeper, Pigmy Sweeper, Sharm Sweeper, Slender Sweeper.

Found in dense schools often sharing the space with other fish and moray eels, in and around caves, under ledges and overhangs of coastal and off-shore reefs.
They feed nocturnally on zooplankton.
Length - 6.5cm
Depth - ?m
Widespread Western Indian Ocean - Egypt

Sweepers school during the day, but at night they float high above the bottom to hunt for larger zooplankton.
Several species are triangular shaped. Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/Parapriacanthus-sharm.html

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