Lutjanus alexandrei, Abrolhos Islands, Brazil, Photo: Graham Edgar
Variable colouring but generally reddish with more or less distinct vertical bands on body and occasionally an oblique band over eye. Distinguished from other similar species by the blue spots on the face, having an irregular row from corner of the mouth to the rear margin of the gill cover, a short row behind eye and a few scattered on the cheek.
Max Size: 24 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 24.6-28.0°C
Habitat: Coral Reef, Rocky Reef
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Common (33% of sites)
Occurrence describes how often the species is found on surveys within its distribution.
It is calculated as the % of reef sites surveyed by RLS divers across all the ecoregions in which the species has been observed
Abundance: Several (7 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.