Golden dottyback

The Golden dottyback lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 2 - 30 m environment.

The Golden Dottyback, actually a Brown Dottyback color variant, is solid yellow with light scale high-lights, giving it a shimmery appearance. A very shy basslet it prefers rocky tanks with lots of cover. More

Common names

Golden dottyback in English
金軟雀鯛 in Mandarin Chinese
金软雀鲷 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Pseudochromidae
Genus : Chlidichthys
Species : Chlidichthys auratus
Authority : Lubbock, 1975