Pterogymnus laniarius, Cape Town, Western Cape Province, South Africa, Photo: Graham Edgar
Pinkish with alternating yellow and iridescent blue stripes along body, and a broad translucent yellow band on rear margin of tail fin.
Max Size: 45 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 14.9-19.3°C
Habitat: Rocky Reef, Soft sediment
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Widespread (100% 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 (73 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.