Also known as Red Bass, Red Sea Bass, Redreef Snapper, Twinspot Red Snapper, Twinspot Snapper, Twospot Banded Snapper, Twospot Red Snapper, Twospot Snapper, Two-spotted Red Snapper.
Found singly or in small schools over steep outer reef slopes of sheltered lagoons and outer reefs rich in coral growth.
They feed on crustaceans and invertebrates.
Juveniles mimic Chromis damselfish.
Length - 80cm
Depth - 4-150m
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.in/summary/1417