Acanthistius serratus, Rottnest Island, WA, Photo: Rick Stuart-Smith
Acanthistius serratus, Geographe Bay, WA, Photo: Graham Edgar
Paler body than its eastern namesake and relatively small spots which coalesce into lines on the head.
Max Size: 50 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 16.3-23.3°C
Habitat: Rocky Reef
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Frequent (13% 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.
Edit by: extract from GJ Edgar. 2008. Australian Marine Life. New Holland, Sydney