species: Platax batavianus in Lizard Island area: all known taxa (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Platax batavianus


©Renato Morais: Platax batavianus on the NE side of Lizard Island.

©Renato Morais: Platax batavianus on the NE side of Lizard Island.

©Lyle Vail: A large Platax batavianus (about 50 to 60 cm long) near the reef slope between Bird and South Islands, Lizard Island Group. Note dark blotches on lower mid-body.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Ephippidae
Genus Platax
Species Platax batavianus

Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.

Size

  • Size data has not been obtained.

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.