Pale body, including inside mouth. Yellow eyes and nostrils, and snout free of markings. Pattern of fragmented brown blotches forming two slightly misaligned rows along body, one on back and dorsal fin and the other lower on the body and reaching onto underside. The blotches usually surrounded by yellow and the intervening space covered in brown speckles.
Max Size: 100 cm
Habitat: Coral Reef, Rocky Reef
Threats: Habitat degradation
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Infrequent (1% of sites)
Occurrence describes how often the species is found on surveys within its distribution.
It is calculated as the % of reef sites surveyed by RLS divers across all the ecoregions in which the species has been observed
Abundance: Solitary (1 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.