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Redthroat emperor

Other namesSweetlip emperor
Scientific nameLethrinus miniatus
Size limits on takesMinimum size 38cm
Possession limits on takes
  • possession limit 8
  • 20 combined limit for all coral reef fin fish
Closurescoral reef fin fish closure
Description
  • large eyes for feeding at night
  • distinct scales and strong spines on their fins
  • bright red to orange colouration on spiny dorsal fin, base of pectoral fin, around eye and inside mouth