species: Calotomus spinidens in Lizard Island area: all known taxa (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Calotomus spinidens
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Scaridae
Genus Calotomus
Species Calotomus spinidens

Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Local abundance

  • Lizard Island: Not recorded from the Lizard Island Group or from any coral reef habitat in the area. Inhabits deep-water, inter-reef seagrass beds between Lizard Island and the outer reefs. (Choat and Randall, 1985; Atlas of Living Australia accessed 4 Dec 2017).

Web resources


  • Choat, J.H. and J.E. Randall (1985). A review of the parrotfishes (family Scaridae) of the Great Barrier Reef of Australia with description of a new species, Records of the Australian Museum, 38(4): 175-239. LIRS catalog number 211.