Robust body with chevron markings that cross the lateral line, but lacking the scalloped tail shape of S. barracuda and S. qenie. Also lacks the elongated fin rays forming a filament on the lower rear margin of the rear dorsal fin, which is a characteristic of S. putnamae. Tail often yellow.
Max Size: 150 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 19.9-31.4°C
Habitat: Coral Reef, Rocky Reef
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Infrequent (2% 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: Many (17 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.