Omegophora cyanopunctata, Adult. Photo: Rick Stuart-Smith
Differs from the closely related ringed toadfish by possessing a dark back, yellowish patch at the base of the pectoral fin, large blue spots over the upper body surface, and yellowish belly. This toadfish is common on shallow reefs and around jetty pylons in southwestern Australia.
Max Size: 18 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 15.7-22.2°C
Depth: 3-25 m
Habitat: Rocky Reef
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Common (22% 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