Balistapus undulatus


Orangelined triggerfish BID
Characteristic features:
Colour:

Dark green to brownish with many curved orange lines, large round black blotch around peduncular spines, fins yellow and orange.

Size:

Up to 30 cm TL.

Distribution:

Indo–West Pacific in tropical waters.

Habitat:

Coral reefs, to 50 m depth.

Biology:

Feeds on live coral, algae, crustaceans, molluscs, tunicates and fishes.

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