Mahsena Emperor (Juvenile) (Lethrinus mahsena)

Also known as Cut-throat Emperor, Pigface Bream, Sky Emperor, White-spotted Pigface Bream, Yellow Emperor, Yellow-tailed Emperor

Description

Also known as Cut-throat Emperor, Pigface Bream, Sky Emperor, White-spotted Pigface Bream, Yellow Emperor, Yellow-tailed Emperor.

Found singly over sand and seagrass areas of reefs.
They feed on crustaceans, echinoderms, fish, invertebrates and worms.
Length - 65cm
Depth - 2-100m
Widespread Indian Ocean

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.se/summary/1843

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 Mahsena Emperor (Juvenile). Click the image(s) to explore further or hover over to get a better view!

Mahsena Emperor

Mahsena Emperor

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