similiparma lurida

Scientific name similiparma lurida
Descriptor Cuvier
Year of description 1830
IUCN category NE
Family Pomacentridae
Genus Similiparma
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similiparma lurida is a salt water fish from the Temperate Eastern Atlantic Ocean.

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Who is it?


  • Average size
    12 cm
  • Maximum size
    15 cm
  • Longevity
    5 year
  • Average size
    12 cm
  • Maximum size
    15 cm
  • Longevity
    5 year

How to recognize similiparma lurida ?

similiparma lurida measures between 12 and 15 cm. This fish is unicolore with a predominantly bleu and noir body.

Behaviour & Life cycle

  • diet
    omnivorous with alguivorous tendency
  • Sociability
    living in small groups
  • territorial
  • Way of living

similiparma lurida is a fish living in small groups. This species is omnivorous with alguivorous tendency .

Although similiparma lurida is non-territorial, it is sometimes aggressive towards other species.


  • Reproduction
    ovipare qui pond sur substrat caché
  • Hermaphrodite

similiparma lurida is a fish ovipare qui pond sur substrat caché. This fish always born male. Growing up, individuals will change sex to become female, this is called successive hermaphroditism of the protandrous type. This fish protects its eggs from nearby predators.

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
    16 - 26 °C
  • Depth
    0 - 25 m

Biotope presentation

similiparma lurida is most often found at a depth between 0m and 25m. However, it is not impossible to find this species at other depths.

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