Plectorhinchus albovittatus


Giant sweetlips
Characteristic features:
Colour:

Adults grey to greyish brown, anterior half of soft dorsal fin and lower lobe and upper tip of caudal fin black. Juveniles brownish with 3 narrow pale stripes.

Size:

Up to 100 cm TL.

Important conditions and life stages:

Juveniles brownish with 3 narrow pale stripes.

Distribution:

Indo-West Pacific in tropical waters.

Habitat:

Close to reefs, to 50 m depth.

Biology:

Adults usually solitary, although sometimes found in pairs.

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