Light spots over body which are smaller on back and larger on underside. Also differs from C. papua (netted toby) by less spots on tail (often no spots).
Max Size: 9 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 19.9-31.1°C
Habitat: Coral Reef, Seagrass, Soft sediment
Threats: Exploitation, Habitat degradation
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Infrequent (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: Solitary (1 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.
Edit by: extract from RD Stuart-Smith, GJ Edgar, AJ Green, IV Shaw. 2015. Tropical Marine Fishes of Australia. Reed New Holland