Chromileptes altivelis

Humpback grouper MPV
Characteristic features:

Pale greenish brown with widely spaced small black spots on head, body and fins.


Up to 70 cm TL.


West Central Pacific in tropical waters.


Coral reefs and tide pools, from 2 to 40 m depth.

Indonesian fisheries:

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

Similar species:

A distinct species, easily identified by having a strongly concave head profile and a green-brown body with widely spaced small black spots.

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