Also known as Blackspot Red Snapper, Blue-lined Snapper, Moses Perch, Onespot Perch, Onespot Seaperch, Red Snapper, Sea Perch.
Found singly or in small schools close to the shelter of caves, large coral formations and shipwrecks over coral reef.
They feed on benthic crustaceans and fish.
Length - 50cm
Depth - 1-60m
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. Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/166