Red-brown body with variable patterning, pointed snout, brightly-edged dark spot at front of dorsal fin, reddish eye. Secretive, hiding amongst corals and in cracks and crevices in the reef.
Max Size: 17 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 23.2-32.0°C
Habitat: Coral Reef
IUCN Threat Status: Least Concern
Occurrence: Infrequent (8% 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 (2 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.