Plectropomus oligacanthusis commonly referred to as Highfin Coral Grouper, Highfin Coral Trout, Highfin Coralgrouper, Lined Coral Trout, Vermicular Leopard-cod, Vermicular-cod, Vermicular Cod. Difficulty in the aquarium: suitable for large display tanks (public aquarium or zoo) only. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Very little has been published on Plectropomus oligacanthus.The Highfin coralgrouper swims in groups of two or three to hunt rock- and sand living crustaceans and fishes. Plectropomus oligacanthus can be found to depht of 5 - 147 m.