Gymnocranius grandoculis

Species: Gymnocranius grandoculis

English Name: Blue-lined Large-eye Bream

Chinese Name: 藍線裸頂鯛

Family: Lethrinidae

Description:

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.

© 1989 R. Swainston

© 1989 R. Swainston

© 1997 Randall, John E.

© 1997 Randall, John E.

© 2000 Field, Frank

© 2000 Field, Frank

 

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References:

- 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.