Cyprinocirrhites polyactisis commonly referred to as Lyre-tail Hawkfish, Swallowtail Hawkfish. Difficulty in the aquarium: Very easy. A aquarium size of at least 1000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
The Lyre-tail Hawkfish has numerous short filaments at the tip of each dorsal spine. It has a greatly elongated first dorsal ray (in the middle of the dorsal fin), long lower pectoral rays and a lunate caudal fin with filamentous upper an lower rays. Its colour varies from pink to brown.