Cephalopholis urodeta, Ashmore Reef, Australia, Photo: Rick Stuart-Smith
Cephalopholis urodeta, Naigani Is, Fiji, Photo: Andrew Green
Cephalopholis urodeta, Scott Reef, Australia, Photo: Rick Stuart-Smith
Cephalopholis urodeta, Bali, Indonesia, Photo: Ian Shaw
Variable red-brown to pale grey-brown body, becoming darker posteriorly. Similar to C. spiloparaea (Strawberry Rockcod), but with distinctive light blue stripes that extend obliquely across upper and lower tail. Lacks white edged black blotch on upper tail base of C. leopardus (Leopard Rockcod). Length to 28 cm.
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.