Inhabits coral-rich areas of clear lagoon and seaward reefs. Adults are solitary, near and under ledges or caves by day. Juveniles are found among corals (Ref.
Image of Plectorhinchus gibbosus (Harry hotlips). Plectorhinchus gibbosus Etymology: Plectorhinchus: Greek, plektos = plaited + Greek, rhyngchos = snout.
Found in deep inner to outer reef habitats (Ref. Occurs singly or in aggregations along coral slopes of clear lagoon and seaward reefs. Juveniles solitary. Check for Aquarium maintenance Check for Species Fact Sheets Check for Aquaculture Fact Sheets. Common Plectorhinchus Synonyms Metabolism Predators Ecotoxicology Reproduction Maturity Spawning Fecundity Eggs Egg development. Modified by Olisa, Kristine Elaine Paz. Coral Graphics, Barrigada, Guam. Modified by Sanciangco, Millicent. Sign our Guest Book. Total number of spines in dorsal Plectorhinchus anal fins optional.