Apogon victoriae, Busselton, WA, Photo: Rick Stuart-Smith
(Accepted name: Ostorhinchus victoriae)
Several reddish brown stripes along the body and black blotches at the base of the pectoral and tail fins. It is frequently seen by divers in caves and ledges on shallow Western Australian reefs.
Max Size: 8 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 15.9-24.3°C
Habitat: Rocky Reef
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Common (23% 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 (4 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.
Edit by: GJ Edgar. 2008. Australian Marine Life. New Holland, Sydney