Black and white banded with rear of dorsal fin and tail yellow. Long, white trailing banner from dorsal fin. Slightly shorter snout than H. acuminatus (Longfin Bannerfish) and shorter anal fin, with black rear margin not extending as close to the lower corner of tail.
Max Size: 21 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 15.9-31.4°C
Habitat: Coral Reef, Rocky Reef
IUCN Threat Status: Least Concern
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: Several (8 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.