Large, deep-bodied. Extended series of vertical bars, sometimes indistinct, on body; rounded snout, and small black eye.
Max Size: 750 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 20.3-30.2°C
Habitat: Coral Reef, Open ocean, Rocky Reef, Seagrass, Soft sediment
Threats: By-catch, Exploitation
IUCN Threat Status: Near Threatened
Occurrence: Infrequent (1% 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.
Edit by: extract from RD Stuart-Smith, GJ Edgar, AJ Green, IV Shaw. 2015. Tropical Marine Fishes of Australia. Reed New Holland