Monotaxis heterodonis commonly referred to as Humpnose Big-eye Bream, Redfin emperor. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. A aquarium size of at least 100000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Found in sand and rubble areas near coral reefs. Solitary fish are often encountered, but large adults usually form aggregations of up to about 50 individuals. Feed mainly on gastropods, ophiuroids, and echinoids