Choerodon anchorago, Raja Ampat, Indonesia, Photo: Andrew Green
Choerodon anchorago, Photo: Rick Stuart-Smith
Blunt, rounded grey head and back, with white chin and pale belly, triangular white bar cutting into grey around mid-body, and circular white patch at rear base of dorsal fin with dark patch between, dark spot on pectoral fin base, scattered orange spots over head and back, and yellow anal fin. Some individuals plain and unmarked.
Max Size: 38 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 22.3-31.1°C
Habitat: Coral Reef, Seagrass
IUCN Threat Status: Least Concern
Occurrence: Infrequent (5% 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.