Ogilbyina novaehollandiae, Great Keppel Is, QLD, Photo: Andrew Green
Variable colour, but usually with a pink head, greenish back, yellow dorsal fin, pale blue to white body and tail, often with faint banding on sides. Distinguishing markings are: blue line below eye to snout and blue lines crossing eye, above and below pupil. Blue edge around fins. Similar O. queenslandiae (Queensland Dottyback), lacks blue line below eye, and blue lines on and near eye differ in location on Pseudochromis wilsoni (Yellowfin Dottyback) and Cypho purpurascens (Lavender Dottyback). Length to 10cm.
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: Few (3 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.