Amphichaetodon howensis, Adult, Lord Howe Is, NSW, Australia, Photo: Andrew Green
Amphichaetodon howensis, Lord Howe Is, NSW, Australia, Photo: Andrew Green
Five black bars, 1st through eye, with yellow upper body and tail margin. Also identified by body shape and location, only found in Tasman Sea.
Max Size: 18 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 16.5-24.9°C
Habitat: Coral Reef, Rocky Reef
Threats: Exploitation, Habitat degradation
IUCN Threat Status: Least Concern
Occurrence: Infrequent (8% 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: GJ Edgar. 2008. Australian Marine Life. New Holland, Sydney