Canthigaster valentini, Sulawesi, Indonesia, Photo: Graham Edgar
Canthigaster valentini, Juvenile, NSW, Australia, Photo: Ian Shaw
Canthigaster valentini, Japan, Photo: Graham Edgar
Canthigaster valentini, Lord Howe Is, Australia, Photo: Andrew Green
Three triangular black saddles over back, plus 4th over eyes, and with darker spots on body in between. Middle 2 black saddles extend further onto underside and lack yellow edges as on C. axiologus (crowned toby).
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: extract from RD Stuart-Smith, GJ Edgar, AJ Green, IV Shaw. 2015. Tropical Marine Fishes of Australia. Reed New Holland