Harry hotlips

Characteristics

  • Usually occurs singly, but may also occurs in pairs.

Description

  • Body dark grey.
  • Scales with dark margins.
  • Gill covers with dark margins.
  • May have a large white patch on nape and another large white patch on upper mid body.
  • Lips thick in adults.
  • Dorsal, caudal and anal fins black. Caudal fin transparent in juveniles.

Common Name: Harry hotlips

Family Common Name: Sweetlips

Scientific Name: Plectorhinchus gibbosus___(Lacepède, 1802)

Maximum Length: 75 cm (Total Length)