Highfin Threefin (species: Enneapterygius tutuilae) in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Enneapterygius tutuilae
Highfin Threefin


©Anne Hoggett: Enneapterygius tutuilae less than 2 cm long at North Point, Lizard Island. Thanks to Dr Chris Goatley for identifying this individual through iNaturalist.

©Anne Hoggett: Enneapterygius tutuilae less than 2 cm long at North Point, Lizard Island.

©Anne Hoggett: Enneapterygius tutuilae less than 2 cm long at North Point, Lizard Island.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Tripterygiidae
Genus Enneapterygius
Species Enneapterygius tutuilae

Colours

                   

Distinguishing features

Pale saddle below third dorsal fin acording to Chris Goatley.

Size

  • Size data has not been obtained.

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.

Synonyms

Distribution


©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources

References

  • Depczynski, M. (2006). Small cryptic fishes on coral reefs: a new perspective on reef fish ecology and life histories, Ph.D. thesis, James Cook University. LIRS catalog number 1070.
  • Depczynski, M. and D.R. Bellwood (2005). Wave energy and spatial variability in community structure of small cryptic coral reef fishes, Marine Ecology Progress Series, 303: 283-293. LIRS catalog number 932.
  • Goatley, C.H.R., A. Gonzalez-Cabello and D.R. Bellwood (2017). Small cryptopredators contribute to high predation rates on coral reefs, Coral Reefs, 36(1): 207-212. LIRS catalog number 2065.
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