Lethrinus erythracanthusis commonly referred to as Orange-spotted Emperor - Yellowfin Emperor, Orange-finned Emperor, Orangespotted Emperor,, Yellow-spotted Emperor. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Lethrinus erythracanthus, also known as Orange-spotted Emperor, are widespread to found in the Indo-Pacific. From Madagascar and the coast of east Africa about the Maldives, India and Indonesia over Australia to Polynesia.
Dark grey to brown bodied with lighter markings (small blotches/lines) over the body and orange fins. Depending on stage of growth the head can display small orange spots around the cheek area. They can be found along coastal reefs, outer reef slopes and often hiding solitary in protected areas.