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Oblique-banded Sweetlips

Plectorhinchus lineatus

(Image credit: Andy A. Lewis)

Oblique-banded Sweetlips have a pale grey body with long oblique black bands along the face and back. The fins of this fish are bright yellow with the dorsal, caudal and anal fins covered in black spots.

Length: to 72cm


Coastal and seaward reefs and lagoons; depth 1-35m.

Log it

In QLD, log it south of Townsville

Related links/info

Species names on the Redmap site are based on the Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota or CAAB (http://www.cmar.csiro.au/caab/). This is updated regularly and lists the approved common name, family, species name and more.

Redmap species descriptions were based, with permission, on the following resources:

Stuart-Smith et al. 2015; Reef Life Survey; Lowe & Russell 1990; Fishes of Australia.

http://fishesofaustralia.net.au/home/species/457; http://reeflifesurvey.com/species/plectorhinchus-lineatus/;

Number of sightings 1

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