Ribboned Sweetlips (Plectorhinchus polytaenia) - Marine Life - Liveaboard Diving

Ribboned Sweetlips

Ribboned Sweetlips (Plectorhincus polytaenia) is a medium-sized species of Sweetlips found in the Indo-Pacific region. They often swim in schools, and can be found swimming and feeding with other species of Sweetlips and/or other reef fish.

Ribboned Sweetlips (Plectorhincus polytaenia)
Ribboned (Plectorhincus polytaenia) at 25 metres in Indonesia
Credit: Johan Folmeus
A group of Ribboned Sweetlips (Plectorhincus polytaenia)
A small group of Ribboned Sweetlips (Plectorhincus polytaenia)
Credit: Johan Folmeus
Ribboned Sweetlips Plectorhinchus polytaenia
Scientific Rank
Chordata (Chordates)
Order: Perciformes (Perch-Like Fish)
Family: Haemulidae (Haemulidae)
Genus: Plectorhinchus (Plectorhinchus)
Species: Plectorhinchus polytaenia
Average Size: 40 centimetres

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