Parapriacanthus sharmis commonly referred to as Sweeper. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
This species is named for the type locality, the Egyptian dive-resort city of Sharm el Sheikh near
the southern end of the Sinai Peninsula, and the gateway to Ras Muhammed National Park. Sharm in Arabic
means narrow passage; the city contains a narrow isthmus between the Gulf of Aqaba and the Gulf of Suez.