Ostorhinchus hoevenii, Adult, Raja Ampat, Indonesia, Photo: Andrew Green
Ostorhinchus hoevenii, Raja Ampat, Indonesia, Photo: Andrew Green
Ostorhinchus hoevenii, Bali, Indonesia, Photo: Ian Shaw
White rear margin on spiny dorsal fin distinctive, and fine white spots along upper back. Small and discrete, usually close to cover.
Max Size: 6 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 29.5-30.4°C
Habitat: Coral Reef, Rocky Reef
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Infrequent (5% 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 (81 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.
Edit by: RD Stuart-Smith, GJ Edgar, AJ Green, IV Shaw. 2015. Tropical Marine Fishes of Australia. Reed New Holland