Silver Moonyfish

Theme area:  Tropical aquarium
Scientific name:  Monodactylus argenteus
Class:  Fish
Order:   Vertebrates
Suborder:   Perciformes
Family:   Monodactylidae
Continent:
,  North America
,  Asia
,  Oceania
,  South America
Habitat:  Oceans and seas
Diet:  Piscivore
Weight:  n/a
Size:  To 20 cm
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INTERESTING FACTS

Mass-reared in aquaculture for consumption, our Silver Moonyfish were ''diverted'' into our aquarium. When they reached the juvenile stage in 2008, they were only 1 cm in diameter. This fish lives in schools and is fond of the shallow waters of estuaries.

   

Conservation
Extinct
Extinct in the wild
Critically endangered
Endangered
Vulnerable
Near threatened
Least concern
Insufficient data
Not evaluated

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