Image: Bicoloured Dottyback at 'Pixie's Pinnacle'

Bicoloured Dottyback at 'Pixie's Pinnacle'

A Bicoloured Dottyback, Pictichromis coralensis, at a depth of 13 m, "Pixie's Pinnacle", Ribbon Reef #10, Great Barrier Reef off Cooktown, Queensland, June 2002.

Erik Schlögl
© Erik Schlögl


Many publications refer to the species as the Royal Dottyback, Pictichromis paccagnellae.  This species however occurs in the Red Sea.  Thank you to Dr Anthony Gill for his help with this page.

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Tags fishes, ichthyology, Pseudochromis paccagnellae, Royal Dottyback, Pseudochromidae, Pictichromis paccagnellae, Bicoloured Dottyback, marine, purple, yellow, Pictichomis coralensis,