Chaetodontoplus conspicillatus, Adult. Photo: Rick Stuart-Smith
Chaetodontoplus conspicillatus, Adult, Lord Howe Is, Australia, Photo: Ian Shaw
Temperate Australasia, Tropical Indo-Pacific
Orange mask with blue ring around eye and two blue lines on gill cover; dark body with pale blue margins on dorsal and anal fins, ventral fins are also pale blue; yellow tail with oval shaped black bar at rear and an orange flash on pectoral fins. Deep rocky reefs, restricted range.
Max Size: 10 cm
Habitat: Coral Reef, Rocky Reef
IUCN Threat Status: Least Concern
Occurrence: Common (40% 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.