Sunbeam snapper – – –
- Longitudinal scale rows above lateral line obliquely positioned
- 6 orange stripes on sides, uppermost 4 slanted up towards dorsal-fin soft rays
- Preopercular notch poorly developed
Brownish on back, light pink to silvery on side, belly white. 6 orange stripes on sides, uppermost 4 slanted up towards dorsal-fin soft rays and a brown/golden spot on pectoral-fin ray axil.
Up to 25 cm TL.
Indo-West Pacific in tropical waters.
Adults inhabit coral reefs in shallow waters from the surface to at least 30 m depth.
A rarely caught species infrequently seen in fish markets. Little is know about its biology or ecology.