Long Nosed Emperors are another member of the emperor family and one of the most widespread of the Sweetlips (real a Sweetlip not an Emperor)
How To Identify:
Long Nose Sweetlip have the typical sweetlip body shape but easily recognizable by it long pointed nose. Colour can be a greenish shade to brown with darker brown markings on its body. It can grow as large as 21 kgs.
How To Catch:
Long Nosed Sweetlip are generally caught when fishing for other reef species and will take most baits such as squid and fish flesh baits.
Long Nose Sweetlip are found out to the Red Sea, Polynesia, Japan and Eastern Africa. In Australia Long Nose sweetlip are found along the Queensland Coast, Northern Territory and northern Western Australia however are most common around the reef systems of central and southern Queensland