|Environment / Climate / Range||Marine; reef-associated; depth range - 100 m.|
|Distribution||Indo-West Pacific: Red Sea and East Africa to New.Caledonia, north to the Ryukyu Islands, south to the Great Barrier Reef.|
|Size / Weight / Age||It attains a Max length : 90.0 cm TL male/unsexed; common length : 90.0 cm TL male/unsexed; max. l.published weight: 14.5 kg|
|Short description||Dorsal spines (total): 9; Dorsal soft rays (total): 28-32; Anal spines: 3; Anal soft rays: 25 - 26.|
|Biology||Adults inhabit deep offshore reefs. They are found near corals and rocks. Large individuals are solitary. They feed on shrimp and small fish. Juveniles form small schools. Excellent food fish.|
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