Fish ID: Red-throat Emperor

Emperor red throat emperor lethrinus miniatus her
Family Emperor (LETHRINIDAE)
species Lethrinus miniatus
size To 80cm
locality Sheltered coastal reefs
behaviour Solitary
range Coral Sea

Also called sweetlip emperor due to long pointed snout. Reddish orange on top and front of head; red mark at base of pectoral fin. Body with less or more distinct dark vertical banding.