Sargocentron tiere

Scientific name Sargocentron tiere
Descriptor Cuvier
Year of description 1829
IUCN category LC
Family Holocentridae
Genus Sargocentron
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Sargocentron tiere is a salt water fish.

Who is it?


  • Average size
    30 cm
  • Maximum size
    33 cm
  • Average size
    30 cm
  • Maximum size
    33 cm

How to recognize Sargocentron tiere ?

Sargocentron tiere measures between 30 and 33 cm. This fish is unicolore with a predominantly rouge body.

Behaviour & Life cycle

  • diet
  • Sociability
    living in a group or alone
  • territorial
  • Way of living

Sargocentron tiere is a fish living in a group or alone naturally found near the rocks. This species is carnivorous . This fish lives mainly at night. Usually, it leaves its hiding place and starts to be active once it gets dark.

This species is territorial and does not appreciate the presence of intruders nearby, especially animals with similar behavior. However, Sargocentron tiere has little concern for non-territorial animals.


  • Migratory species

Sargocentron tiere is a fish ovipare qui pond en eau libre.

Harmless species

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

Where to find it?

What is its habitat?

Natural environment characteristics

  • Temperature
    22 - 28 °C
  • Depth
    1 - 20 m

Biotope presentation

Sargocentron tiere is most often found at a depth between 1m and 20m. However, it is not impossible to find this species at other depths.

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