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    Species: Liopropoma multilineatum
    Class: D
    Environment: Marine; reef-associated; depth range 18 - 50 m (Ref. 48635 )
    Size/Weight/Age: Max length : 8.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 2334 )
    Distribution: Tropical; 15°N - 20°S Western Pacific: Philippines, Palau, Papua New Guinea, the Solomons, Fiji, and Osprey Reef in the Coral Sea; also in Rowley Shoals in the eastern Indian Ocean.
    Description: Dorsal spines (total): 8; Dorsal soft rays (total): 11-12; Anal spines: 3; Anal soft rays: 8. Easily identified by the unusual coloration. The yellow is obvious but the red looks grey when seen in natural light (Ref. 48635 ). Differs from L. tonstrinum by having numerous red pinstripes on its sides, a less pronounced white lateral stripe, and a serrate posterior preopercular margin (Ref. 37816 ).
    Biology: Generally taken from caves (Ref. 1602 ). Benthic (Ref. 75154 ). Rotenone was used for collection (Ref. 1602 ).
    Data Sheet: http://www.fishbase.org/summary/SpeciesSummary.php?ID=7448
    WoRMS: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxlist&tName=Liopropoma multilineatum
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