Plectorhinchus picus, Black and white sweetlips, Dotted sweetlips, Maple sweetlips, photos, facts and physical characteristics


Plectorhinchus picus, Black and white sweetlips, Dotted sweetlips, Maple sweetlips, photos, facts and physical characteristics

Plectorhinchus picus

Plectorhinchus picus Description

Often confused with P. chaetodonoides, but is more slender and spots are smaller. Dorsal spines: 12 to 14; Dorsal soft rays: 17 to 20; Anal spines: 3; Anal soft rays: 7 or 8. Juveniles under 25 cm black with a few large white blotches. Adults white with n

Plectorhinchus picus Common Names

  • Black and white sweetlips, Dotted sweetlips, Maple sweetlips

Plectorhinchus picus Taxonomic Structure

What type of species is Plectorhinchus picus? Below, you will find the taxonomic groups the Plectorhinchus picus species belongs to.

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Plectorhinchus picus, marine species closely related

Plectorhinchus picus, distinctive physical characteristics

How to identify Plectorhinchus picus marine species? Below, you will find the list of main identification criteria and physical characteristics of marine species Plectorhinchus picus. For each identification criteria, the corresponding physical characteristics of marine species Plectorhinchus picus are marked in green.

Plectorhinchus picus, geographic distribution

Where is Plectorhinchus picus found in the world? Below, you will find the list and a world map of the geographic distribution where the marine species Plectorhinchus picus can be found.

Country Locations Dive Sites
New Caledonia Noumea Patate du sournois

    Plectorhinchus picus, underwater photographers

    Which photographers have photos of Plectorhinchus picus species? Below, you will find the list of underwater photographers and their photos of the marine species Plectorhinchus picus.