Sixline soapfish (species: Grammistes sexlineatus) in ALA: Lizard Island (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Grammistes sexlineatus
Sixline soapfish

©Anne Hoggett: Grammistes sexlineatus from Lizard Island. The body of this fish has a soft, spongy texture.

©Anne Hoggett: Grammistes sexlineatus from Lizard Island.

©Anne Hoggett: Grammistes sexlineatus in a hole on the slope of Yonge Reef near Lizard Island.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Serranidae
Genus Grammistes
Species Grammistes sexlineatus



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

Web resources


  • Caley, M.J. (1991). Mechanisms of coexistence in communities of coral-reef fishes, Ph.D. thesis, University of Sydney. LIRS catalog number 307.
  • Caley, M.J. (1995). Reef fish community structure and dynamics: in interaction between local and larger-scale processes? Marine Ecology Progress Series, 129: 19-29. LIRS catalog number 448.