'You had as good be kinder to me, Sweetlips
,' said Hugh.
Like with any luxury service, it's the small details that count, and at Halaveli's spa the 'small detail' is the incredible glass floor beneath the treatment room, allowing guests to watch tropical sweetlip
and bluestripe snapper fish swim by as they drift asleep during their massage.
Diners can expect a mixture of Junoon signature dishes along with locally inspired creations which include: sordid sweetlip
fish tadka - curry leaf tadka (spices fried in hot oil, added on top of the fish), grapefruit, crispy dulse and sea urchin; mutton rose bryani - mutton kofta with saffron, mint and rose; and for dessert, chocolate date - milk chocolate parfait, date cake, hibiscus puree, chilli glass and braised dates.
A sex ratio of 1: 1.09 (male to female) was reported by Al-Ogaily and Hussain (1990) for the trout sweetlip
grunt Plectorhynchus pictus.
The main target species were Australian snaper, tusk fish (Labridae), and sweetlip
(Lethrinidae) (Sanders, 1974).
There are Allard's clownfish, dusky parrotfish, fairy basslet, checkerboard wrasse, sphinx goby, black-saddled leopardgrouper, yellowtail sailfin tang, oriental sweetlip
, sunburst butterflyfish, yellow-blotch spinefoot, not to mention those reef sharks, which look like scaled-down versions of the more dangerous thing, and elegant, mysterious rays that swoop under the jetties of an evening.
They sampled from two reefs within the Townsville (Dip and Glow) and Mackay (Bax and 20-137) regions in addition to two other reefs in the far southern GBR (Sweetlip
Family Haemulidae belongs to the suborder Percodei of order Perciformes, which comprised two subfamilies: Plectorhynchinae (sweetlips
) and Haemulinae (grunts).
HABITAT FEARS Sweetlips
fish in plastic-ridden ocean.
Specifically, three demersal indicator species -- hamour (orange-spotted grouper), shaari (spangled emperor) and farsh (painted sweetlips
) -- have witnessed a significant decline to 10 per cent of their adult (reproductive) stock size and are overexploited by up to five times the sustainable limit.
The survey revealed that the demersal fish stock is vulnerable to high deterioration; the Hamour (Orange-spotted Grouper) and Farsh (Painted Sweetlips
) have witnessed a significant decline to 10 percent of their adult (reproductive) stock size and are overexploited by up to five times the sustainable limit.