Reef Silverside (Hypoatherina harringtonensis)

Also known as Baitfish, Bullhead Fry, Greyback, Pilchard, Rush Fry, Slender Silverside

Description

Also known as Baitfish, Bullhead Fry, Greyback, Pilchard, Rush Fry, Slender Silverside.

Found in large schools over shallow waters of coral reefs.
They feed on zooplankton.
Length - 10cm
Depth - 0-20m
Widespread Western Atlantic, Western Caribbean, Southeast Pacific

These fish are common on shorelines, important food for larger fish species although no commercial value. Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/3237

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