They begin their sexual maturity as females and then become males. These fish form harems comprising one male and several females.
- Scientific name:
- Pseudanthias tuka
- Serranidae - Anthiinae
- Year of description:
- Herre & Montalban, 1927
- IUCN Status:
- Least Concern
From the Indian Ocean (Mauritius) to the Pacific Ocean.
Continental coral reefs and outer reef slopes, between 2 and 35 m depth.
12 cm max
Planktonic crustaceans and fish roe