A small fish which grows up to 12 cm. Unlike many other cardinal fish this species is active by both day and night (others are only active at night). It lives from 3 m down to 40 m in the Red Sea and the Arabian Sea. When threatened it shelters in sea urchins. Carnivorous, it feeds on small crustaceans and fishes.
Original Title: Red Sea Life: Fiveline Cardinalfish
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