Blackfin Pigfish (species: Bodianus loxozonus) in Lizard Island area: all known taxa (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Bodianus loxozonus
Blackfin Pigfish

©Andy Lewis: Blackfin Pigfish, Cod Hole.

©Anne Hoggett: Blackfin Pigfish at Cod Hole
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Labridae
Genus Bodianus
Species Bodianus loxozonus



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Up to 52 cm (Length of specimen)

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources


  • Wainwright, P.C., D.R. Bellwood, M.W. Westneat, J.R. Grubich and A.S. Hoey (2004). A functional morphospace for the skull of labrid fishes: patterns of diversity in a complex biomechanical system, Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 82: 1-25. LIRS catalog number 872.