Choerodon graphicus, QLD, Australia, Photo: Graham Edgar
Choerodon graphicus, Juvenile, NSW, Australia, Photo: Ian Shaw
Light body with dark brown blotches merging to form bands, and brown bars radiating from eye.
Max Size: 52 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 20.0-30.2°C
Habitat: Coral Reef, Rocky Reef, Soft sediment
Habitat Generalisation Index: 7.5
Also referred to as the SGI (Species generalisation index), this describes the habitat niche breadth of the species.
Species with values less than 15 are found in a relatively narrow range of reef habitat types (specialists), while those over 25 may be found on most
hard substrates within their range (generalists). Learn more here
IUCN Threat Status: Least Concern
Occurrence: Infrequent (9% 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: Solitary (1 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.