Aspidontus dussumieri, NSW, Australia, Photo: Ian Shaw
Aspidontus dussumieri, NSW, Australia, Photo: Andrew Green
Temperate Australasia, Tropical Indo-Pacific
Elongate grey body, pointed snout, black stripe through eye to tip of tail base with a white stripe below. Yellowish dorsal and anal fins with narrow dark margins. Lacks distinct light stripe along dorsal fin base as on Plagiotremus rhinorhynchos (Bluestriped Fangblenny).
Max Size: 12 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 14.8-29.4°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: Few (2 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.