Felix Chan

Stripey

AG

Stripey

Characteristics

  • Occurs singly or in groups.
  • May form groups of up to 20 individuals.
  • Feeds on algae and small invertebrates.

Description

  • Body laterally compressed.
  • Oblique black bands on body with white to yellow space.

Common Name: Stripey

Family Common Name: Sea Chubs

Family: Kyphosidae

Scientific Name: Microcanthus strigatus ___(Cuvier, 1831)

Genus: Microcanthus

Maximum Length: 16 cm (Total Length)