Plectorhinchus lineatus   (Linnaeus,  1758) (Fish)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Class: Actinopterygii

Image copyrights: Randall, J.E.

Color: Adults with broad black stripe that can run oblique. Fins yellow with black spots.

Only Micronesian sweetlips with diagonal rather than horizontal stripes.

Synonym (s)
Diagramma goldmanni Bleeker, 1853
Perca lineata Linnaeus, 1758
Plectorhinchus goldmani (Bleeker, 1853)
Plectorhinchus goldmanni (Bleeker, 1853)
Plectorhinchus lineatum (Linnaeus, 1758)
Plectorhynchus goldmani (Bleeker, 1853)
Plectorhynchus goldmanni (Bleeker, 1853)
Plectorhynchus lineatus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats
Importance:  Commercial
(Fisheries; aquarium)

Habitat:  Reef Associated, Sandy
Prey:  Benthic invertebrates in open sand flats and seagrass beds at night


• Tamil Nadu, Parangipettai Coast (Lat: 11.48) (Long: 79.81) INDIA (Record: 12/2005-11/2006) (Depth: 12-30 mts)

Literature Source(s)
  • Veerappan, N; Anbalagan, T and Balasubramanian, T (2009) Survey on sound producing marine fishes and Ichthyoplankters of Parangipettai coastal waters, southeast coast of India American-Eurasian Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Science International Digital Organization for Scientific Information 6(1) 35-40 Available at -
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at -
  • Froese, R and Pauly, D (2000) Fishbase 2000: Concepts, design and data sources ICLARM 344 pp Available at -

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