Prognathodes falcifer, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador, Photo: Graham Edgar
Tropical Eastern Pacific
Pale yellow with a distinctive right angle black marking on side, an oblique black band over eye and a black dorsal fin with two yellow spines. usually solitary and found on rocky, boulder strewn reefs.
Max Size: 15 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 15.6-29.6°C
Habitat: Coral Reef, Rocky Reef
IUCN Threat Status: Least Concern
Occurrence: Widespread (70% 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 (3 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.