Hump-headed appearance due to steep concave head profile, tall body profile, dark scutes, tail and fins contrast with lighter olive to grey body.
Max Size: 100 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 19.1-31.3°C
Habitat: Coral Reef, Open ocean
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Infrequent (4% 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: Several (5 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.
Edit by: RD Stuart-Smith, GJ Edgar, AJ Green, IV Shaw. 2015. Tropical Marine Fishes of Australia. Reed New Holland