Royal Dottyback

The Royal Dottyback is a beautiful and striking fish, with a deep bright purple front half and brilliant yellow back half. Scuba divers can find these fish on reefs in the western Pacific, tropical Indo-Pacific waters and in the Red Sea.

Royal Dottyback are highly territorial fish which should be considered when choosing fish for your saltwater aquarium.

Details & Statistics

Added to Scubadorable
Apr 19, 2010
Scientific Name
Pictichromis paccagnellae
Also known as
Bicolor Dottyback, False Gramma, Two-tone Dottyback
Range
Andaman Sea, Indian Ocean, East China Sea, South China Sea, Oceania, Coral Sea (GBR)
Length
2 to 3 inches
Depth
10 to 16 feet

International Names

German (Deutsch)
Nymphen-Zwergbarsch
Danish (Dansk)
Royal Koralsmutte
Finnish (Suomi)
Herttuakeijuahven
Italian (Italiano)
Pseudochromis paccagnellae

Cute Royal Dottyback Gifts

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