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Yellow Assessor

GOOD Fish

Scientific Name Assessor flavissiums

Other Name(s) Gold Assessor Basslet; Gold Mini Grouper

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Yellow Assessor

GOOD Fish
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Bright yellow with forked tail. Dorsal and anal fins lined with orange. Pale orange line through eye. Sometimes seen swimming upside-down due to their preferred habitat – caves and ledges – where they orient to ceilings. Confirm captive-bred status, most are still wild-caught.