Diagramma labiosum Macleay 1883
slate sweetlips, painted sweetlips
Diagramma labiosum, slate sweetlips, painted sweetlips

family Haemulidae - sweetlips

Young juvenile slate sweetlips, Daigramma labiosum, have a thick black stripe along the middle of the body and along the back. Older juveniles have spots between the stripes. Adult slate sweetlips have silver grey colouring with occasional scattered blotches.

Distribution =   Indo Pacific, northern Australia, southern WA to Southern NSW
Max size =   to 1m