| Centriscus, Banded bellowsfish, Notopogon, Aeoliscus punctulatus, Orange bellowsfish|
Centriscus cristatus, also known as the smooth razorfish,is the tallest member of the family Centriscidae of the order Syngnathiformes.
Centriscus cristatus Wikipedia
The smooth razorfish possesses a body at the same time very stretched and compressed laterally, it can reach a size of maximum 30 cm. Its snout is long and tubular. Its fins are translucent and the dorsal spine is rigid. Its body coloration is bright silver with a dusky to yellow middle line and with bluish streaks perpendicular to the median line.
Centriscus cristatus is found in the central Indo-Pacific area between in the west the western Indonesia until the Marshall Islands to the east, and the Australian shore (west, north and east) New-Caledonia included for the southern limit to the south Japan in the northern limit. It likes shallow coastal waters and estuaries until 10 m depth.
It occurs solitary or in small groups,swimming head down but can adopted an horizontal fast swimming posture in case of danger. It feeds on small planktonic crustaceans, particularly ampipoda and mysids.