Similar shape to other Girella sp., but is easily recognised with the yellow fins and eight dagger-shaped bars down the body. It occurs abundantly in schools of 5–30 animals on shallow sheltered reefs, particularly near boulder fields.
Max Size: 34 cm
Depth: 0-20 m
Habitat: Rocky Reef
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Widespread (51% 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: Several (6 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.
Edit by: GJ Edgar. 2008. Australian Marine Life. New Holland, Sydney