Balistoides conspicillum Bloch & Schneider 1801
clown triggerfish
Balistoides conspicillum, clown triggerfish

family Balistidae - Triggerfishes

Juvenile Clown Triggerfish, Balistoides conspicillum, (pictured) are black with large white spots all over the body.They have yellow lips and and snout , the eye is hidden in a black area. In adults,the large white spots are only on the lower half of the body. The snout is black . Clown Triggerfish are usally solitary

Distribution =   ndo-west Pacific, Australia - Great Barrier Reef to northern NSW
Max size =   50cms Distribution = Indo-west Pacific, Australia Great Barrier Reef to northern NSW