Chaetodon plebeius, Adult, Ningaloo Reef, Australia, Photo: Rick Stuart-Smith
Chaetodon plebeius, Lord Howe Is, NSW, Photo: Andrew Green
Chaetodon plebeius, Juvenile, NSW, Australia, Photo: Ian Shaw
Temperate Australasia, Tropical Indo-Pacific
Max Size: 15 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 19.1-30.2°C
IUCN Threat Status: Least Concern
Occurrence: Common (34% 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 (3 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.