Western Trumpeter Sillago, Blotchy Sillago, Crimson-backed Sillago, Trumpeter Whiting, Western Trumpeter Sillago, Western Trumpeter Whiting
Sillago burrus, Adult, Exmouth, Western Australia, Photo: Graham Edgar
Sillago burrus, Juvenile, Dampier, Western Australia, Photo: Graham Edgar
Series of brown rectangular blotches extends along centre of body, upper body with oblique brown bars, pectoral fin with black spot at base. Length to 30 cm.
Max Size: 36 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 21.7-30.1°C
Habitat: Soft sediment
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Widespread (50% 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.