Oxycirrhites typus, Bali, Indonesia, Photo: Ian Shaw
Tropical Eastern Pacific, Tropical Indo-Pacific
Slender hawkfish with long pointed snout, red lines forming a grid pattern on a white body. Curious, usually on or near gorgonians in water deeper than 15 m. Length to 13 cm.
Max Size: 13 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 20.7-30.9°C
Depth: 0-100 m
Habitat: Coral Reef
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Infrequent (3% 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: Few (2 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.