Smallmouth snapper – – –
- Dorsal and anal fins without scales basally
- Caudal fin small and deeply forked
- Maxilla with scales
- Mouth small with minute villiform teeth
Dark purplish brown or greyish pink.
Up to 25 cm TL.
Known by one specimen from Bali.
Probably on deep rocky reefs, from 140 to at least 250 m depth.
Probably feeds on planktonic organisms. Little is know about the biology or ecology of this species.