Also known as Many-banded Sweetlip, Manyline Sweetlip, Sweetlips.
Found singly or in schools during the day close to sheltered areas, out hunting for food at night over coastal reefs.
They feed on benthic crustaceans, fish and invertebrates.
Length - 50cm
Depth - 2-50m
Western Pacific - Northern Australia, Taiwan
In some areas of the world 'Grunts' are better known as 'Sweetlips' distinguished from other species by their very large rubbery lips.
'Grunts'because they "grunt," the grunting sound is produced by their flat teeth plates rubbing together and this is amplified by their air bladders.
Found either singly or in schools hovering or motionless over the reef during the day, becoming nocturnal predators. Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/25808