Redfin Anthias Pseudanthias dispar (Mirolabrichthys dispar)

female Redfin Anthias Female
male Redfin Anthias Male
Redfin Anthias Female
The Redfin Anthias, also called the Dispar Anthias and Peach Fairy Basslet, is in the Bass and Grouper family. It is native to reefs of the eastern Indian Ocean and western Pacific. They are peach or orange coloured with a darker face/head than body and grow to nearly 10cm long. Dorsal fins are blue-edged and the peach-coloured males have red dorsal fins when raised and a long, thin thread on the white pelvic fins.