Heteroconger hassi, Bali, Indonesia, Photo: Ian Shaw
Two large black blotches on a light background speckled with black spots. Occurs in large aggregations in sloping sandy bottom at locations with moderate current flow.
Max Size: 40 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 24.1-31.5°C
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Rare (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: Many (44 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