Fish ID: Lyretail Hogfish

Wrasse lyretail hogfish bodeanus anthioides ci
Family Wrasse (LABRIDAE)
species Bodeanus anthioides
size Up to 20cm
locality Steep outer slopes adjancent to drop-offs
behaviour Solitary
range Indian and Pacific Oceans

Front half is reddish-orange-brown, the back half is white with red or black markings. There are no distinctive spots on the anal or posterior fins as with other hogfish