Yellowtail Emperor (species: Lethrinus atkinsoni) in Lizard Island area: all known taxa (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Lethrinus atkinsoni
Yellowtail Emperor


©Victor Huertas: Lethrinus atkinsoni on the NE coast of Lizard Island.

©Anne Hoggett: Lethrinus atkinsoni on the reef flat at the north end of Yonge Reef near Lizard Island.

©Anne Hoggett: Lethrinus atkinsoni at North Point, Lizard Island.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Lethrinidae
Genus Lethrinus
Species Lethrinus atkinsoni

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Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.

Size

  • Up to 41 cm (Length)

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.
  • Randall, J.E., G.R. Allen and R.C. Steene (1990). Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Other references

  • Bostrom-Einarsson, L., M.C. Bonin, S. Moon and (2018). Environmental impact monitoring of household vinegar-injections to cull crown-of-thorns starfish, Acanthaster spp. Ocean and Coastal Management, 155: 83-89. LIRS catalog number 2202.
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