Species: Gymnocranius grandoculis
English Name: Blue-lined Large-eye Bream
Chinese Name: 藍線裸頂鯛
The Blue-lined Large-eye Bream has a silverish-blue body with blue-lined strips in its snout. Can grow up to a length of 80 cm. Lives in offshore reefs, trawling grounds of the continental shelves and offshore rocky bottoms. Preys on bottom invertebrates and small fishes. Used for minor commercialization.
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- Carpenter, K.E. and G.R. Allen, 1989. FAO Species Catalogue. Vol. 9. Emperor fishes and large-eye breams of the world (family Lethrinidae). An annotated and illustrated catalogue of lethrinid species known to date. FAO Fish. Synop. 125(9):118 p. Rome: FAO.