Teleostei (teleosts) > Eupercaria/misc
(Various families in series Eupercaria) > Lethrinidae
(Emperors or scavengers) > Lethrininae
Etymology: Lethrinus: Greek, lethrinia, a fish pertaining to genus Pagellus; ravus: From the Latin ravus meaning drab, greyish, or tawny brown, which are descriptive for this species (Ref. 50562).
More on authors: Carpenter & Randall.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; reef-associated; non-migratory; depth range 5 - 35 m (Ref. 50562). Tropical
Western Pacific: Ryukyu Islands to northeastern Australia and New Caledonia. Also northwestern Australia.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - 26 cm
Max length : 25.0 cm SL male/unsexed; (Ref. 50562)
Found on or near reefs (Ref. 50562). Solitary or in small groups (Ref. 90102).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Carpenter, K.E. and J.E. Randall, 2003. Lethrinus ravus, a new species of emperor fish (Perciformes: Lethrinidae) from the western Pacific and eastern Indian oceans. Zootaxa 240:1-8. (Ref. 50562)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)
Threat to humans
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