Bryaninops yongei, Raja Ampat, Indonesia, Photo: Andrew Green
Bryaninops yongei, Sulawesi, Indonesia, Photo: Ian Shaw
Bryaninops yongei, QLD, Australia, Photo: Graham Edgar
Transparent with 6-7 red triangular-shaped markings, usually extending above the spine. Very similar to other Bryaninops species, and best identified by the host it lives on; it is found only on the seawhip Cirripathes anguina, along current swept drop-offs.
Max Size: 4 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 24.0-31.5°C
Habitat: Coral Reef
Threats: Habitat degradation
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.