Teleostei (teleosts) > Eupercaria/misc
(Various families in series Eupercaria) > Haemulidae
(Grunts) > Plectorhinchinae
Etymology: Diagramma: Greek, diagramma = mark out by lines (Ref. 45335).
More on author: Macleay.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; brackish; benthopelagic. Subtropical
Indo-West Pacific: range from northern Australia and southern New Guinea.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 90.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 41841); max. published weight: 6.3 kg (Ref. 41841)
Found in shallow estuaries and lagoons (juveniles) and along slopes, deep lagoons for adults, usually in large schools (Ref. 9002). At about 25 cm TL the body form changes from a long, round, caudal fin to the adult form, being a truncate fin (T. Turner, pers. comm., 2002).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Distinct pairing during breeding (Ref. 205).
Parenti, P., 2019. An annotated checklist of the fishes of the family Haemulidae (Teleostei: Perciformes). Iran. J. Ichthyol. 6(3):150-196. (Ref. 119443)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)
Threat to humans
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