Light yellow to pink body, tail and dorsal fins dark red to black with thin pale marginal stripe, rear edge of tail fin straight, pectoral, pelvic and anal fins yellow, and yellow 'eye shadow'. L. lunulatus in SE Asia is similar, but has black crescent on tail.
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: RD Stuart-Smith, GJ Edgar, AJ Green, IV Shaw. 2015. Tropical Marine Fishes of Australia. Reed New Holland