Doubletooth Soldierfish (species: Myripristis hexagona) in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Myripristis hexagona
Doubletooth Soldierfish

©Andy Lewis: Myripristis hexagona, Magnetic Island, Queensland.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Beryciformes
Family Holocentridae
Genus Myripristis
Species Myripristis hexagona



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Up to 30 cm (Length of specimen)

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.



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Web resources


References that assist with identification

  • Randall, J.E., G.R. Allen and R.C. Steene (1990). Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu, Hawaii.