Anyperodon leucogrammicus


Slender grouper AYG
Characteristic features:
Colour:

Adults brownish grey with numerous orange spots on head, body and dorsal fin, 4 whitish stripes originating behind eye on body.

Size:

Up to 60 cm TL.

Distribution:

Indo-West Pacific in tropical waters.

Habitat:

Coral reefs, from 5 to 80 m depth.

Indonesian fisheries:

Caught with hook-and-line, spear and probably in traps.

Similar species:

A distinct species, easily identified by having a long slender body, 4 whitish stripes originating behind the eye extending along body and caudal fin rounded.

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