Sebastapistes cyanostigma, Adult, North West WA, Photo: Ian Shaw
Sebastapistes cyanostigma, Fonualei Island, Tonga,
Grey to red with small white spots densely scattered over head and body, and larger yellow/white blotches. Usually found living among the branches of live coral. Length to 10 cm.
Max Size: 10 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 21.6-30.8°C
Habitat: Coral Reef
Threats: Habitat degradation
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
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: Few (2 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.