Lutjanus biguttatus, Adult, Pulau Besar, Flores, Indonesia, Photo: Rick Stuart-Smith
Lutjanus biguttatus, Adult, Nusa Lembongan, Indonesia, Photo: Ian Shaw
Rust red body with grey-brown back and broad white stripe from snout to tail, 2-3 white spots below rear dorsal fin, anal tail and rear of dorsal fin bright yellow. More elongate, slender body profile than most Lutjanus species (Snappers).
Max Size: 25 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 26.7-31.3°C
Depth: 3-36 m
Habitat: Coral Reef
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Frequent (14% 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: Large aggregations (151 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