Plectorhinchus chrysotaenia


Goldlined sweetlips
Characteristic features:
Colour:

Bluish grey with 5–8 narrow bright-yellow stripes on head and sides; fins bright yellow and without spots. Juveniles with fewer yellow stripes.

Size:

Up to 51 cm TL.

Important conditions and life stages:

Juveniles with fewer yellow stripes.

Distribution:

Indo-West Pacific in tropical waters.

Habitat:

Close to reefs, from 6 to 70 m depth.

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