Painted Sweetlips

Painted Sweetlips Painted Sweetlips
Painted Sweetlips

Credit: Johan Folmeus

Painted Sweetlips Plectorhinchus picus
Description

The Painted Sweetlips / Grunt (Plectorhinchus picus) is a medium to large Sweetlips, growing to more than 80cm. in some cases. It lives in the Indo Pacific region, particularly around The Coral Triangle and Indian Ocean.

Scientific Rank
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:
Chordata (Chordates)
Class:
Actinopterygii
Species: Plectorhinchus picus
Size
Average Size: 70 centimetres

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