Thalassoma rueppellii, Adult, Red Sea, Photo: Rick Stuart-Smith
Thalassoma rueppellii, Red Sea, Photo: Rick Stuart-Smith
Thalassoma rueppellii, Juvenile, Red Sea, Photo: Rick Stuart-Smith
Max Size: 20 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 21.0-30.8°C
IUCN Threat Status: Least Concern
Occurrence: Widespread (94% 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 (16 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.