Two-spot banded snapper's description
Two-spot banded snapper, (Lutjanus biguttatus) is a marine fish native to the western Pacific and Indian Oceans, from the Maldives to the Philippines, Solomon Islands and northern Australia.
Short description - Dorsal spines (total): 11; Dorsal soft rays (total): 12; Anal spines: 3; Anal soft rays: 8. Snout profile low, sloping very gently. Preorbital bone narrow, its width less than half of eye diameter. Preopercular notch and knob poorly developed. Scale rows on back rising obliquely above lateral line. Generally dark brown of the upper part of the head and body with a broad white horizontal band immediately below. The lower part of the head and body dusky brown with a suffusion of yellow. A pair of white spots is on the back just below the dorsal fin base.