Also known as Golden-lined Seaperch, Moluccan Seaperch, Red-lined Snapper, Rufous Seaperch, Yellow-lined Seaperch, Yellow-lined Snapper, Yellow-striped Snapper.
Found singly or in large schools high above the reef over steep coastal slopes and outer reefs.
They feed on crustaceans, small fish and invertebrates.
Length - 28cm
Depth - 8-50m
Widespread Indo-West Pacific
Most Snappers live in moderate depths, however there are a few that live much deeper. Juveniles found on inshore reefs.
They are nocturnal predators that mainly feed on fish, but will eat crustaceans, gastropods and cephalopods.
Some smaller family members eat zooplankton. (edit) Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/25063