Striped beakfish

While old, the fish is distinguished by alternating stripes or bars of light and dark grey, hence the common names.

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The Striped beakfish lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 1 - 10 m environment.

Striped beakfish is nicknamed 'fantasy fish' because it is rarely caught. - Striped beakfish can be grilled or stewed but it is best-served as sashimi. More

Common names

Barred knifejaw in English
Ishidai in Japanese (日本語)
Polosatyi oplegnat in Russian (русский язык)
Rock bream in English
striped beakfish in English
striped beakfish in Unknown
イシダイ in Japanese (日本語)
条石鲷 in Mandarin Chinese
條石鯛 in Mandarin Chinese
海胆鲷 in Mandarin Chinese
海膽鯛 in Mandarin Chinese
硬壳仔 in Mandarin Chinese
硬殼仔 in Mandarin Chinese
黑嘴 in Mandarin Chinese
돌돔 in Korean (한국어)

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Oplegnathidae
Genus : Oplegnathus
Species : Oplegnathus fasciatus
Authority : Temminck and Schlegel, 1844