Selaroides leptolepis, Exmouth, Western Australia, Photo: Graham Edgar
Elongate scad with blue upper body, silver lower body, yellow lateral stripe, curved initial section of lateral line longer than straight rear section, dark diffuse spot at rear of opercle and sometimes faint vertical bands on body. Length to 24 cm.
Max Size: 22 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 20.2-30.5°C
Habitat: Coral Reef, Soft sediment
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: Many (29 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.