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 sandy areas, close to coral reefs. Colour changes from no stripes to stripes when disturbed.
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