Lined Bristletooth (species: Ctenochaetus striatus) in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Ctenochaetus striatus
Lined Bristletooth

©Andy Lewis: Ctenochaetus striatus

©Mark Shepherd: Lined Bristletooth at Lizard Island

©Anne Hoggett: Ctenochaetus striatus at North Point, Lizard Island.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Acanthuridae
Genus Ctenochaetus
Species Ctenochaetus striatus



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Up to 26 cm (Length)

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources


  • Arnal, C. (2000). Ecologie comportementale de la symbiose poisson nettoyeur/ poisson client: motivations et honnĂȘtetĂ©, Ph.D. thesis, University of Perpignan, France. LIRS catalog number 637.
  • Becker, J.H. and A.S. Grutter (2004). Cleaner shrimp do clean, Coral Reefs, 23: 515-520. LIRS catalog number 894.
  • Bellwood, D.R. and C.J. Fulton (2008). Sediment-mediated suppression of herbivory on coral reefs: decreasing resilience to rising sea levels and climate change? Limnology and Oceanography, 53: 2695-2701. LIRS catalog number 1259.
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