Blacktip Soldierfish, Finspot Soldierfish, Pale Soldierfish, Splendid Soldierfish
Scales pale red/pink with darker scale margins, dusky red on back, through red to pink on underside. Head uniform red, dark band on rear edge of gill cover to base of pectoral fin. White leading edges on all fins except for spiny first dorsal and pectoral fins. Second dorsal, tail and anal fins also tipped black.
Max Size: 30 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 27.6-30.5°C
Depth: 1-75m (Usu
Habitat: Coral Reef, Rocky Reef
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Common (25% 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: Solitary (1 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.