Striped Sweetlips (species: Plectorhinchus lessonii) in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Plectorhinchus lessonii
Striped Sweetlips


©Kendall Clements: Plectorhinchus lessonii at Hicks Reef near Lizard Island

©Anne Hoggett: Plectorhinchus lessonii in a cavern at Dynamite Pass (Reef 14-140) near Lizard Island.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Haemulidae
Genus Plectorhinchus
Species Plectorhinchus lessonii

Colours

              

Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.

Size

  • Up to 40 cm (Length according to Allen et al, 2003)

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.

Synonyms

Distribution


©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources

References

References that assist with identification

  • Allen, G., R. Steene, P. Humann and N. Deloach (2003). Reef fish identification: Tropical Pacific New World Publications Inc., Jacksonville, FL, USA.

Other references

  • Holbrook, S.J., R.J. Schmitt, V. Messmer, A.J. Brooks, M. Srinivasan, P.L. Munday and G.P. Jones (2015). Reef fishes in biodiversity hotspots are at greatest risk from loss of coral species, PLOS One, doi10.1371/journal.pone.0124054. LIRS catalog number 1915.