Blue Blanquillo Tilefish Malacanthus latovittatus

Blue Blanquillo Tilefish
Blue Blanquillo Tilefish
Blue Blanquillo Tilefish
The Blue Blanquillo Tilefish is a sand tilefish native to reefs of the Indo-Pacific region. It reaches 45 cm long and can vary the intensity of its blue colour. It is carnivorous, eating worms, crustaceans, sea urchins and small fish. Mainly marine, it is known to inhabit brackish estuary waters in Papua New Guinea.