Colour white or grey, with broad darker bands above and below midbody, overlaid with dotted or dashed brown spirals lines from shoulder to base. Feeds on worms. Grows to 30 mm, commonly 15 to 20 mm.
Sea Temperature Range: 29.5-30.8°C
Depth: 0 - 18 m
Habitat: Coral Reef, Rocky Reef, Soft sediment
IUCN Threat Status: Least Concern
Occurrence: Infrequent (2% 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.