Scalyhead Threefin, Lord Howe Scaly-headed Triplefin, Scalyhead Threefin, Scalyhead Triplefin
Norfolkia squamiceps, Photo: Rick Stuart-Smith
Red bar below eye, and long spotted pectoral fin with 2 extended rays. Scales on operculum, and often with orange dorsal fins.
Max Size: 5 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 19.1-24.9°C
Habitat: Coral Reef, Rocky Reef
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Infrequent (7% 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.