Not Reef Tank Suitable
Likely Fish-Only Tank Suitable
Range: Western Indian Ocean: Red Sea and throughout the area.
Size: 26 inches (65 cm)
Natural Environment: Inhabits shallow coastal coral or rocky reefs at depths between 3 to about 130 feet (1 – 40 m) and stays under rocks and/or in caves during daytime and hunts prey during evening hours when it feeds mainly on smaller fishes and crustaceans.
General Husbandry: Has a tannish body with small black spots, and with the head somewhat brownish. Not collected for the trade.
FYI: Shown here for identification only.