Plectorhinchus vittatus

Oriental sweetlips

Indian Ocean oriental sweetlips, yellowbanded sweetlips

Distribution: from eastern Africa and western Indian Ocean to Papua New Guinea and New Caledonia.

The juveniles from this species are colored very differently from the adults

Often confused with Plectorhinchus lineatus and Plectorhinchus lessonii.

Spots where Plectorhinchus vittatus has been spotted by snorkelers

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