Blue Razorfish (species: Iniistius pavo) in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Iniistius pavo
Blue Razorfish

©Alex Vail: Juvenile Iniistius pavo about 6 cm long at Cod Hole near Lizard Island.

©Catheline Froehlich: Juvenile Iniistius pavo at Crystal Beach, Lizard Island, in February 2020.

©Anne Hoggett: A juvenile Iniistius pavo at North Point, Lizard Island, depth 18-21 m.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Labridae
Genus Iniistius
Species Iniistius pavo



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Up to 35 cm (Length according to Allen et al, 2003)

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources


References that assist with identification

  • Humann, P. and N. Deloach (2010). Reef Creature Identification: Tropical Pacific New World Publications Inc., Jacksonville, Florida, USA.