Compressed and deep body. The dorsal fin has 3 spines and 26-28 soft rays. The mouth is small and the teeth are strong and prominent, eight in each jaw. It feeds on sea urchins, small crustaceans and mollusks.
What type of species is Balistes polylepis? Below, you will find the taxonomic groups the Balistes polylepis species belongs to.
How to identify Balistes polylepis marine species? Below, you will find the list of main identification criteria and physical characteristics of marine species Balistes polylepis. For each identification criteria, the corresponding physical characteristics of marine species Balistes polylepis are marked in green.
Where is Balistes polylepis found in the world? Below, you will find the list and a world map of the geographic distribution where the marine species Balistes polylepis can be found.
Which photographers have photos of Balistes polylepis species? Below, you will find the list of underwater photographers and their photos of the marine species Balistes polylepis.