Centroberyx lineatus, Adult, Rottnest Island, WA, Photo: Antonia Cooper
Deeply forked tail. The species occurs in large schools, which are common in depths greater than 30 m along the southern coast. These schools occasionally move into shallow water on the edge of dropoffs.
Max Size: 46 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 14.2-22.7°C
Habitat: Rocky Reef
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Frequent (14% 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 (22 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.
Edit by: GJ Edgar. 2008. Australian Marine Life. New Holland, Sydney