Apogonichthyoides brevicaudatus, Exmouth, Western Australia (Night), Photo: Graham Edgar
Grey body with dark scales aligned in nine longitudinal stripes, three vertical bars, black spot at base of second dorsal fin. Night phase lacking distinct markings other than black blotch on dorsal. Length to 9 cm.
Max Size: 9 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 21.7-30.3°C
Habitat: Coral Reef, Soft sediment
Threats: Habitat degradation
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Widespread (50% 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: Few (2 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.