Other Names: Pink Ear Emperor, Pink-eared Emperor, Purple-eared Emperor, Purple-headed Emperor, Red Spot Emperor. Redspot Emperors, Lethrinus lentjan. Genus, Lethrinus Cuvier, – porgies, scavengers, emperors. Species, Lethrinus lentjan (Lacepède, ) – redspot emperor, pig-face bream, pink ear . Lethrinus lentjan (Lacepède, ). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: ?p=taxdetails&id=

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Lethrinus lentjan, Pink ear emperor : fisheries

Habitat reef-associated; non-migratory; brackish; marine; depth range 20 – 90 m. Articles with ‘species’ microformats.

Adults are usually solitary and may be found in waters up to 84 metres in depth. Views Read Edit View history. This species is fished commercially and for sport. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Feeds primarily on crustaceans and mollusks but echinoderms, polychaetes and fishes are also consumed in considerable quantities Ref.

Greek, lethrinia, a fish pertaining lethhrinus genus Pagellus. Please see our brief essay. Lethrinus lentjan has numerous common names, including: Mouth is slightly protractile; lips thick and fleshy.


A field guide for anglers and divers. The scales are large and in a diamond pattern.

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This species is commercially and recreationally fished for human consumption. Summary page Point data Common names Photos. You can sponsor this page. Lethrinus virescens Valenciennes, Digenea, Opecoelidae in the yellow-spotted triggerfish Pseudobalistes fuscus Perciformes, Balistidae and additional opecoelids parasitizing fishes from the waters off New Caledonia.

Body olive-green above, becoming paler below; each scale lethrnius back sometimes with white center. Or, Login with your user account:.

Juveniles and small adults commonly in loose aggregations over seagrass beds, mangrove swamps and shallow sandy areas while adults are generally solitary in deeper waters.

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Search in all groups Search within this group. Describes average size, max, range; type of size perimeter, length, volume, weight A textual diagnostic description of the species that is not necessarily structured.

Estimates of some properties based on models Preferred temperature Ref. The posterior margin of the opercle and sometimes the base of the pectoral fin is red. Lethrinus punctulatus Macleay, A structured diagnostic description using dichotomic or multientrance keys. Feeds primarily oentjan crustaceans and mollusks letrhinus echinoderms, polychaetes and fishes are also consumed in considerable quantities Ref. Greek, lethrinia, a fish pertaining to genus Pagellus.


As most fish, Lethrinus lentjan is the host of several species of parasites. Marine; brackish; reef-associated; non-migratory; depth range 10 – 90 m Ref. Cite this page as: A protogynous hermaphrodite Ref. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of lethrinid species known to date.

WoRMS – World Register of Marine Species – Lethrinus lentjan (Lacepède, )

Body olive-green above, becoming paler below; each scale on back sometimes with white lenhjan. Observation specific search options Observed during.

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