Fish ID: Bigscale soldierfish

Soldierfish bigscale soldierfish myripristis berndti cki
Family Soldierfish (HOLOCENTRIDAE)
species Myripristis berndti
size Up to 30cm
locality Near or inside reefs
behaviour By day, resting in sheltered spot
range Tropical Indian and Pacific Oceans

Typical scarlet body colour white scale pattern – which is large and clearly visible. Has white outer margins on posterior, anal, caudal fins. And a yellow dorsal fin.