Isocirrhitus sexfasciatus (Schultz, 1960)
Sixband hawkfish
Isocirrhitus sexfasciatus
photo by Randall, J.E.

Family:  Cirrhitidae (Hawkfishes)
Max. size:  7.8 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated
Distribution:  Pacific Ocean: Marshall and Tuamoto Islands (Ref. 1602). Recently recorded from Tonga (Ref. 53797).
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 10-10; Dorsal soft rays (total): 11-11; Anal spines: 3-3; Anal soft rays: 6-6
Biology:  Inhabits the surge zone of reef margins and fronts.
IUCN Red List Status: Data deficient (DD); Date assessed: 03 March 2015 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 12.06.92
Modified by: Sampang-Reyes, Arlene G. - 05.04.10

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