Straighthead Soldierfish

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Straighthead soldierfish (Ostichthys archiepiscopus), a fish in the family Holocentridae
Straighthead soldierfish (Ostichthys archiepiscopus).

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The Ernst Mayr Library, the Internet Archive

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Plate showing a straighthead soldierfish (Ostichthys archiepiscopus), a fish in the family Holocentridae. Soldierfish can be found in tropical waters, where they display mostly nocturnal habits. They feed on zooplancton.
The caption reads in the original French: Myripristis du Japon — Myripristis japonicus. n.

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