Slender Emperor (Juvenile) (Lethrinus variegatus)

Also known as Bream, Coral Bream, Pigface Bream, Scavenger, Trumpet Emperor, Variegated Emperor

Description

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

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

Slender Emperor

Slender Emperor

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