Daily Archives: January 12, 2014

Orange-Striped Emperor ( Lethrinus obsoletus )

katambak budlis

Common NameEmperor, Bream

Local Name: Bitilya  (Tagalog); Katambak Budlis (Cebuano)

Max Size:  60 cm

Biodiversity: Marine, Reef Associated, Non-Migratory

Depth1 – 30 meters

Fishing Season: None

Minimum Size Limit10 inches

Recommended Bait/Lures:  Shrimp, crabs, other small crustaceans

IUCN Red List Status StatusNot Listed

Here is another one of the many emperor species found through out the waters here.  This fish was caught on Mactan Island, Cebu.