Lethrinus microdon, Adult, Bali, Indonesia, Photo: Ian Shaw
Tan/olive body with long pointed snout, faint red tinge on fins. Similar to L. olivaceus (Longnose Emperor), but snout slightly shorter, and has light stripes from eye towards snout and mouth.
Max Size: 80 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 26.8-29.5°C
Habitat: Coral Reef, Soft sediment
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Infrequent (1% of sites)
Occurrence describes how often the species is found on surveys within its distribution.
It is calculated as the % of reef sites surveyed by RLS divers across all the ecoregions in which the species has been observed
Abundance: Solitary (1 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.
Edit by: RD Stuart-Smith, GJ Edgar, AJ Green, IV Shaw. 2015. Tropical Marine Fishes of Australia. Reed New Holland