Also known as Bream, Coral Bream, Pigface Bream, Scavenger, Trumpet Emperor, Variegated Emperor.
Found singly or in schools close to cover for camouflage over rubble, sand and in seagrass beds of lagoons and coral reefs.
They feed on small benthic invertebrates.
Juveniles found in weedy areas.
Length - 20cm
Depth - 0-150m
Widespread Indo-West 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/1850