Strawberry Rockcod, Orange Rock Cod, Orange-red Pigmy Grouper, Strawberry Cod, Strawberry Grouper, Strawberry Hind
Cephalopholis spiloparaea, Photo: Rick Stuart-Smith
Cephalopholis spiloparaea, Raja Ampat, Indonesia, Photo: Rick Stuart-Smith
Cephalopholis spiloparaea, Bouganville Reef, Coral Sea, Photo: Graham Edgar
Reddish body with dark red-brown patches, tail with pale blue oblique stripes on upper and lower edges of rear margin. Very similar to C. leopardus (Leopard Rockcod), but lacks any white-edged black patches on upper tail base. Length to 30 cm.
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.