Corythoichthys haematopterus, Raja Ampat, Indonesia, Photo: Rick Stuart-Smith
Corythoichthys haematopterus, Photo: Andrew Green
Corythoichthys haematopterus, Tonga, Photo: Graham Edgar
Relatively short, pinkish snout, and usually numerous lines on cheek and spots over back. Common, and variable in appearance.
Max Size: 20 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 17.9-32.0°C
Habitat: Coral Reef, Soft sediment
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Infrequent (2% 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.