Purplespotted Bigeye (species: Priacanthus tayenus) in Lizard Island area: all known taxa (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Priacanthus tayenus
Purplespotted Bigeye
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Priacanthidae
Genus Priacanthus
Species Priacanthus tayenus

Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.



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Web resources


  • Leis, J.M., B.M. Carson-Ewart and J. Webley (2002). Settlement behaviour of coral-reef fish larvae at subsurface artificial-reef moorings, Marine and Freshwater Research, 53: 319-327. LIRS catalog number 720.