fish was seen once at Sisters Islands near living reefs.
Features: To about 23cm, the one
seen about 8cm long. Head and body white. It is identified by the
prominent black spot at the top of the tail just before the tail fin.
Like other sergeants, it has about 6 dark or grey bars. More on how
to tell apart sergeants.
|What does it eat? It is said to
feed on algae, crustaceans and other invertebrates during the day.
Human uses: It is considered a
food fish in Hawaii.
on Singapore shores
- Ria Tan. 26 December 2014. Blackspot sergeant at Sisters Island. Singapore Biodiversity Records 2014: 333
- Allen, Gerry,
Fishes of South-East Asia: A Field Guide for Anglers and Divers.
Periplus Editions. 292 pp.
- Lieske, Ewald
and Robert Myers. 2001. Coral
Reef Fishes of the World
Periplus Editions. 400pp.