Red hogfish

The Red hogfish lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 18 - 275 m environment.

The red hogfish, a medium-sized wrasse occurring on deep coral reefs feeds on small crabs, shrimps, and other bottom-dwelling invertebrates. Illustration by D. Weaver, FGBNMS. More

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A red hogfish (Decodon puellaris) Image ID: fish3859, NOAA's Fisheries Collection Location: Atlantic Ocean, Southeast U.S. More

Common names

doncella in Spanish (español)
Doncella de canto in Spanish (español)
Doncella de lo alto in Spanish (español)
Labre rouge in French (français)
red hogfish in English
裸齒隆頭魚 in Mandarin Chinese
裸齿隆头鱼 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Labridae
Genus : Decodon
Species : Decodon puellaris
Authority : Poey, 1860