Mirolabrichthys evansi

Scientific name Mirolabrichthys evansi
Descriptor Smith
Year of description 1954
IUCN category NE
Family Anthiadidae
Genus Mirolabrichthys
Mirolabrichthys evansi Mirolabrichthys evansi


Mirolabrichthys evansi is a salt water fish.

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Who is it?


  • Average size
    10 cm
  • Maximum size
    12 cm
  • Average size
    10 cm
  • Maximum size
    12 cm

How to recognize Mirolabrichthys evansi ?

Mirolabrichthys evansi measures between 10 and 12 cm. This fish is bicolore with a predominantly jaune and violet body.

Behaviour & Life cycle

  • diet
  • Sociability
    living in shoals
  • territorial
  • Way of living

Mirolabrichthys evansi is a fish living in shoals naturally found near the rocks. The members of each group are organized around a well established hierarchy. This species is carnivorous .

Although Mirolabrichthys evansi is non-territorial, it is sometimes aggressive towards other species.


  • Reproduction
    ovipare qui pond sur substrat découvert

Mirolabrichthys evansi is a fish ovipare qui pond sur substrat découvert.

Harmless species

This species does not represent any particular threats to humans when encountered in its natural environment.

Where to find it?

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Natural environment characteristics

  • Temperature
    25 - 29 °C
  • Depth
    10 - 35 m
  • Flow

Biotope presentation

Mirolabrichthys evansi is most often found at a depth between 10m and 35m. However, it is not impossible to find this species at other depths.

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