Nemadactylus valenciennesi, Albany, WA, Photo: Rick Stuart-Smith
Nemadactylus valenciennesi, Bremer Bay, WA, Photo: Tom Davis
Wavy yellow and blue lines radiating from the eye. Juveniles also have several yellow lines along the body and a black blotch on the side; however, these fade and become indistinct in larger individuals.
Max Size: 90 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 12.0-21.1°C
Habitat: Rocky Reef
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Infrequent (9% 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: GJ Edgar. 2008. Australian Marine Life. New Holland, Sydney