Orange-striped Emperor (Juvenile) (Lethrinus obsoletus)

Also known as Bream, Orangestripe Emperor, Pigface Bream, Yellow-banded Emperor, Yellow-banded Pigface Bream, Yellow-banded Porgy, Yellowstripe Emperor

Description

Also known as Bream, Orangestripe Emperor, Pigface Bream, Yellow-banded Emperor, Yellow-banded Pigface Bream, Yellow-banded Porgy, Yellowstripe Emperor.

Found singly or in schools over rubble, sand and seagrass beds in lagoons and over reefs.
They feed on crustaceans, invertebrates and molluscs.
Juveniles found over weedy areas of reefs.
Variable in colour quickly changing with mood.
Length - 45cm
Depth - 0-30m
Widespread Indo-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.se/summary/1847

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

Orange-striped Emperor

Orange-striped Emperor

Read more…

0 comments

Leave a comment

Known Sightings / Photograph Locations

Share this: