Redfin Emperor (species: Monotaxis heterodon) in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Monotaxis heterodon
Redfin Emperor

©Victor Huertas: Monotaxis heterodon at Big Vicki's Reef, Lizard Island.

©Graham Edgar: A juvenile Monotaxis heterodon at Watson's Bay, Lizard Island.

©Anne Hoggett: A school of Monotaxis heterodon at Cod Hole, Ribbon Reef 10.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Lethrinidae
Genus Monotaxis
Species Monotaxis heterodon



Distinguishing features

White bars on sides are only 1 or 2 scale rows wide.


  • Up to 35 cm (length according to Fishes of Australia site (link below).)

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.


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