Trimma striatum, Raja Ampat, Indonesia, Photo: Andrew Green
Pink/red body, often tending to pale or yellow nose, with 5 narrow red stripes on head, fading over body. Similar T. capostriatum, has faint light spots over the body, and also distinguished by location, being found in the Pacific Ocean. Like other Trimma species, usually found upside down on the roofs of caves, or under ledges and corals.
Max Size: 3 cm
Habitat: Coral Reef
Threats: Habitat degradation
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Infrequent (8% 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.