| Ecological Descriptors
|Co, R, Man
||Mol, Cru, Wor, Ech
Adult: Yellow/ dark bronze stripes over white/ silver background. Dark rear dorsal and caudal fins. Tail has pale/ translucent border(cf Bluestriped Grunt, H. sciurus).
Juvenile: Long, parallel upper eye stripe. Spot on tail can be rectangular. Eye stripe often lengthens with age and curves downwards posteriorally. Stripes may be bronze rather than black.
Occurs in clear rocky or coral reefs and mangroves at depths from 3-25m. Often forming schools. Nocturnal feeder on crabs, gastropods, starfish and annelid worms
Oviparous, distinct pairing during breeding
Caesar Grunt Juvenile
Caesar Grunt Adult