Lepidonectes bimaculata, Adult, Malpelo Island, Colombia, Photo: Graham Edgar
Lepidonectes bimaculata, Juvenile, Malpelo Island, Colombia, Photo: Graham Edgar
Lepidonectes bimaculata, Malpelo Island, Colombia, Photo: Graham Edgar
Red-brown bands on body, dark stripe along mid side, translucent yellow pectoral fin, two bright white blotches on back and two more pale blotches on front half of back, the first of which under base of first dorsal fin. First dorsal fin opaque and white, and head purplish with red spots.
Max Size: 7 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 26.2-27.6°C
Habitat: Coral Reef, Rocky Reef
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Frequent (18% 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.