Hologymnosus doliatus, Adult, Bali, Indonesia, Photo: Ian Shaw
Hologymnosus doliatus, QLD, Australia, Photo: Rick Stuart-Smith
Hologymnosus doliatus, Juvenile, Ashmore Reef, Coral Sea, Photo: Graham Edgar
Hologymnosus doliatus, NSW, Australia, Photo: Ian Shaw
Temperate Australasia, Tropical Indo-Pacific
Male with elongate body which is slightly narrower than H. annulatus (Ringed Slender Wrasse), narrow bars on side, pale bar on side behind pectoral fin in large individuals, tail with semi-transparent outer edge. Females lighter in colour than males and lacking white bar on side. Juveniles white with three thin red stripes.
Max Size: 50 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 20.0-31.6°C
Habitat: Coral Reef, Rocky Reef, Soft sediment
Habitat Generalisation Index: 3
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
IUCN Threat Status: Least Concern
Occurrence: Infrequent (4% 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 (2 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.