Image: Splendid Dottyback, Manonichthys splendens

Splendid Dottyback, Manonichthys splendens

A Splendid Dottyback at a depth of 12 m, 6 km south-east of Sawa Island, Wakatobi National Park, Indonesia, 5 September 2012. 

Erik Schlögl
© Erik Schlögl


In many publications the species is called Pseudochromis splendens.

Thank you to dottyback expert, Dr Tony Gill, for confirming the identification of the fish.

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Tags Splendid Dottyback, Manonichthys splendens, Pseudochromis splendens, Pseudochromidae, fishes, ichthyology, blue, yellow, black, white, lines,