Pouting Bib - Risopterus luscus

Pout

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Species Compatibility

Flat Fish
All Gadiods
Bass
Wrasse/Beam
Sharks
Gurnard

Suitable DisplayShoreline Tank
Reef Tank
Ocean Tank
Harbour Wall Tank

Identification

Deep copper colour with 3 or 4 pale vertical colour bands, older fish are dark brown.
Long chin barbell.
Can grow to 45cm.
Has a distinctive stripy body.

Habitat

Common habitats are mixed sand and rock as well as harbours.
Found from coastal inshore waters to 300 m.
Frequent around wrecks and pier pillars.

Species fact

May be confused with Poor.
Beautiful Shoaling species.