Chaetodontoplus duboulayi, Adult. Photo: Rick Stuart-Smith
Yellow snout, yellow band behind pectoral fin connected to yellow tail via stripe below dorsal fin; body and fins mainly black with fine wavy blue lines; blue band through eye. Silty and sheltered reefs.
Max Size: 28 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 20.2-32.4°C
Habitat: Coral Reef
Habitat Generalisation Index: 13.2
Also referred to as the SGI (Species generalisation index), this describes the habitat niche breadth of the species.
Species with values less than 15 are found in a relatively narrow range of reef habitat types (specialists), while those over 25 may be found on most
hard substrates within their range (generalists). Learn more here
IUCN Threat Status: Least Concern
Occurrence: Frequent (12% 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.