Thalassoma septemfasciatum

Seven-banded wrasse | Sevenband Wrasse | Solarfin Wrasse | Thalassoma septemfasciata
Thalassoma septemfasciatum
Thalassoma septemfasciatum, female, Rottnest Is, WA, Photo: Don Love
Thalassoma septemfasciatum
Thalassoma septemfasciatum, male, Rottnest Is, WA, Photo: Ben Jones
Thalassoma septemfasciatum
Thalassoma septemfasciatum, female, Rottnest Is, WA, Photo: Rick Stuart-Smith
Thalassoma septemfasciatum
Thalassoma septemfasciatum, female, Rottnest Is, WA, Photo: Ben Jones
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Thalassoma septemfasciatum
Thalassoma septemfasciatum
Thalassoma septemfasciatum
Thalassoma septemfasciatum

Distribution

Localised


Description

Yellow pectoral fin, becoming brighter in male (not shown). Pale bars along body fading also in male..


Information

Max Size: 31 cm

Sea Temperature Range: 18.5-25.5°C

Depth: N/A

Habitat Generalization Index: N/A

Also referred to as the SGI (Species Generalisation Index), this describes the habitat niche breadth of the species. Species with values less than 15 are found in a relatively narrow range of reef habitat types (specialists), while those over 25 may be found on most hard substrates within their range (generalists). Learn more here.


Conservation and Rarity

IUCN Status: Data Deficient

Occurrence: Infrequent (6.3% 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 (2 per transect)

Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.


Edit by: RD Stuart-Smith, GJ Edgar, AJ Green, IV Shaw. 2015. Tropical Marine Fishes of Australia. Reed New Holland