Balistoides conspicillum


Clown triggerfish BDK
Characteristic features:
Colour:

Black with large white blotches on lower sides and a yellow network on back, a pale yellowish band across snout infront of eyes, lips yellowish orange.

Size:

Up to 50 cm TL.

Distribution:

Indo–West Pacific in tropical waters.

Habitat:

Coral reefs, to 75 m depth.

Biology:

Feeds on crustaceans, sea urchins, molluscs and tunicates.

Indonesian fisheries:

Caught by traps, drive-in nets and gillnets.

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