Sphyraena helleri, Adult, Chilcott Reef, Coral Sea, Photo: Andrew Green
Silvery with pair of thin brassy stripes on side of body. Very similar to S. forsteri and S. acutipinnis.
Max Size: 80 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 21.2-30.3°C
Habitat: Coral Reef
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Infrequent (2% 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: Large aggregations (512 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.