Xanthichthys lineopunctatus


Striped triggerfish
Characteristic features:
Colour:

greyish, sides with thin dark stripes above and spots below, caudal fin with orange outer margin.

Size:

Up to 20 cm TL.

Distribution:

Indo-West Pacific in tropical waters.

Habitat:

Offshore coral reefs, to 50 m depth.

Indonesian fisheries:

Caught by gillnets, handlines and drive-in nets.

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