Plectorhinchus polytaenia, Adult, Bali, Indonesia, Photo: Ian Shaw
Plectorhinchus polytaenia, Juvenile, NT, Australia, Photo: Graham Edgar
Plectorhinchus polytaenia, Bali, Indonesia, Photo: Ian Shaw
White and black-edged gold stripes along body from snout to tail, large lips, and bright yellow fins. Juveniles with horizontal dark brown/black and white stripes from snout to tail, and yellow fins.
Max Size: 50 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 22.2-31.6°C
Habitat: Coral Reef
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Frequent (11% 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: Few (2 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