- The Pacific blue-eye is a small freshwater fish that is native to Australia. The species is commonly found in eastern Australia, ranging from southern Queensland to Victoria.
- It is a popular aquarium fish due to its striking blue and silver coloration.
- The Pacific blue-eye is a shoaling fish, meaning it prefers to live in groups of its own kind.
- The species is a prolific breeder, with females capable of laying up to 50 eggs at a time.
- In the wild, Pacific blue-eyes feed on a variety of small insects, crustaceans, and zooplankton.
- Estimates of lifespan are 2 to 3 years but up to 6 in the right conditions.
The Pacific blue-eye is a popular aquarium fish due to its striking blue and silver coloration, peaceful temperament, and small size. They are relatively easy to care for and can be kept in small groups in a well-maintained aquarium.
Species: Pseudomugil signifer
The Pacific blue-eye (Pseudomugil signifer) is classified as of “least concern” on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, which means that it is not currently considered to be at risk of extinction. The species is widespread throughout eastern Australia and has a relatively stable population, although localised declines may occur in some areas due to habitat destruction or water pollution.
Fish Taste Quality
Pacific Blue-eye are small aquarium fish, not suitable for consumption.
Taste Rating: no rating
Pacific Blue Eye
As Aquarium Fish
Care Level: Easy to moderate
Reef Compatible: No
Minimum Tank Size: 20 gallons