Odonus niger


Redtooth triggerfish ONI
Characteristic features:
Colour:

Metallic bluish green.

Size:

Up to 40 cm TL.

Distribution:

Indo–West Pacific in tropical waters.

Habitat:

Exposed coral reefs, from 5 to 40 m depth.

Biology:

Feeds on zooplankton and sponges. Froms large aggregations.

Indonesian fisheries:

Caught by gillnets, trawls and drive-in nets.

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