Dermatolepis dermatolepisis commonly referred to as Leather bass. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. A aquarium size of at least 10000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
A diurnal predator that feeds on small benthic fishes and occasionally on crustaceans. Small juveniles have been seen hiding among the long spines of the dark-colored sea urchin, Centrostephanus coronatus.