Humpnose Bigeye Bream (Juvenile) (Monotaxis grandoculis)

Also known as Bigeye Barenose, Bigeye Bream, Bigeye Emperor, Bigeye Sea Bream, Grand-eyed Porgy Fish, Humpnose Sea Bream, Hump-nosed Bigeye Bream, Large-eye Bream, Large-eyed Bream, Large-eyed Sea Bream, Roundtooth Large-eye Bream, Round-toothed Large-eyed Bream, Round-toothed Sea Bream

Description

Also known as Bigeye Barenose, Bigeye Bream, Bigeye Emperor, Bigeye Sea Bream, Grand-eyed Porgy Fish, Humpnose Sea Bream, Hump-nosed Bigeye Bream, Large-eye Bream, Large-eyed Bream, Large-eyed Sea Bream, Roundtooth Large-eye Bream, Round-toothed Large-eyed Bream, Round-toothed Sea Bream.

Found singly or in schools over rubble and sand areas close to coral reefs.
They feed nocturnally on crustaceans, molluscs, sea stars, sea urchins, tunicates and worms.
Length - 60cm
Depth - 1-100m
Widespread Indo-Pacific, South Eastern Pacific

Most members of Lethrinidae are able to rapidly switch on and off dark mottled patterns, spots and bars to deter predators. Ref: https://www.fishbase.org/summary/1869

Related creatures

Heads up! Many creatures change during their life. Juvenile fish become adults and some change shape or their colour. Some species change sex and others just get older. The following creature(s) are known relatives of the Humpnose Bigeye Bream (Juvenile). Click the image(s) to explore further or hover over to get a better view!

Humpnose Bigeye Bream

Humpnose Bigeye Bream

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