Longnose Hawkfish (species: Oxycirrhites typus) in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Oxycirrhites typus
Longnose Hawkfish

©Peter Forster: Oxycirrhites typus at Ribbon Reef 10 near Lizard Island.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Cirrhitidae
Genus Oxycirrhites
Species Oxycirrhites typus



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.



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References that assist with identification

  • Allen, G., R. Steene, P. Humann and N. Deloach (2003). Reef fish identification: Tropical Pacific New World Publications Inc., Jacksonville, FL, USA.