Monotaxis heterodon (Bleeker, 1854)
Redfin emperor
Monotaxis heterodon
photo by Allen, G.R.

Family:  Lethrinidae (Emperors or scavengers), subfamily: Monotaxinae
Max. size: 
Environment:  reef-associated; marine
Distribution:  Indo-West Pacific: Seychelles and Maldives to Marshall Is.; south to the Great Barrier Reef, and New Caledonia; including Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Malaysia, and New Guinea.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 09 March 2015 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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