Naso thynnoides, offshore WA, Australia, Photo: Rick Stuart-Smith
Naso thynnoides, Bali, Indonesia, Photo: Ian Shaw
Narrow torpedo-shaped body, pale grey colouration with yellowish tint on back and side, fine broken bars on side,and a large black eye. Usually schools on deeper reefs.
Max Size: 40 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 23.6-31.2°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: Large aggregations (127 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.