Blotcheye soldierfish

These fish have vivid red bodies and large eyes. They are nocturnal creature that hide in cracks between rocks and coral during the day, before heading out in search of food at night. They are carnivores that prey on small fish and crustaceans.

Scientific Name
Myripristis berndti
Order: Beryciformes, Family: Holocentridae
Ogasawara, south of the Ryukyu Islands, Indian Ocean, Pacific Ocean