Smalltooth Emperor (Lethrinus microdon)

Also known as Bream, Longface Emperor, Long-nosed Emperor, Pigface Bream, Small-toothed Emperor, Small-toothed Pigface Bream, Starry Pigface Bream

Description

Also known as Bream, Longface Emperor, Long-nosed Emperor, Pigface Bream, Small-toothed Emperor, Small-toothed Pigface Bream, Starry Pigface Bream.

Found singly or in small schools over sandy areas close to coral reefs.
They feed on cephalopods, crustaceans, fish and worms.
Length - 70cm
Depth - 3-80m
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/1845

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