Chrysiptera talboti

Talbots Demoiselle
Chrysiptera talboti
Chrysiptera talboti, Raja Ampat, Indonesia, Photo: Rick Stuart-Smith
Chrysiptera talboti
Chrysiptera talboti, Naigani Is, Fiji, Photo: Andrew Green
Chrysiptera talboti
Chrysiptera talboti, adult, NSW, Australia, Photo: Ian Shaw
Chrysiptera talboti
Chrysiptera talboti, Coral Sea, Qld, Photo: Andrew Green
Chrysiptera talboti
Chrysiptera talboti, Photo: Rick Stuart-Smith
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Chrysiptera talboti
Chrysiptera talboti
Chrysiptera talboti
Chrysiptera talboti
Chrysiptera talboti

Distribution

Tropical Indo-Pacific


Description

Pearly grey body with a pinkish tinge. Prominent black spot below mid dorsal fin and yellow head and pelvic fins. Solitary in depressions in the reef, close to cover, but not shy.


Information

Max Size: 6 cm

Sea Temperature Range: 23.8-31.4°C

Depth: 3-35m

Habitat Generalization Index: 6.32

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.


Conservation and Rarity

IUCN Status: Not Evaluated

Occurrence: Common (23.6% 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 (15 per transect)

Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.