Photo of Animalia: Starry Triggerfish (species: Abalistes stellatus) (Lizard Island Field Guide)

Abalistes stellatus caught near Low Wooded Island, south of Lizard Island.

This individual lacks the white patches on the back that are normally seen in this species, perhaps due to stress.

© Hannah Hermon

Heather was visiting Lizard Island on a yacht. Date is +/- a week or so.