Ecsenius lividanalis, Raja Ampat, Indonesia, Photo: Andrew Green
Ecsenius lividanalis, Raja Ampat, Indonesia, Photo: Rick Stuart-Smith
Small body with a rounded belly, eye with gold iris and black outer ring. Two colour forms: bright yellow and dark grey. Actively hovers above coral to view approaching diver, and darts back into cover.
Max Size: 5 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 26.6-31.1°C
Habitat: Coral Reef
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Frequent (11% 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: Few (3 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.