Dark with a white tail. Almost triangular body shape, dark-edged scales, light grey crescent below eye. Swims in groups well above seabed.
Max Size: 14 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 21.3-29.4°C
Habitat: Coral Reef, Rocky Reef
Habitat Generalisation Index: 12.1
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: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Frequent (13% 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 (66 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.