Pseudobalistes flavimarginatus


Yellowmargin triggerfish UBV
Characteristic features:
Colour:

Body light greyish yellow, scale centres darker yellowish grey, anterior ventral head orange-yellow, soft dorsal and anal fins with orange outer margins.

Size:

Up to 60 cm TL.

Distribution:

Indo–West Pacific in tropical waters.

Habitat:

Coral reefs, to 50 m depth.

Biology:

Feeds on sea urchins, crustaceans, molluscs and tunicates. Mainly solitary.

Indonesian fisheries:

Caught by gillnets, traps, handlines and drive-in nets.

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