Reflective silver side, tail lobes with alternating black and white stripes. Forages in schools just below the sea surface in shallow coastal waters and estuaries. Length to 32 cm.
Max Size: 40 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 19.8-29.4°C
Habitat: Coral Reef, Rocky Reef
IUCN Threat Status: Least Concern
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 (14 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.