Chromileptes altivelis, Adult, Raja Ampat, Indonesia, Photo: Andrew Green
Chromileptes altivelis, Juvenile, Lembeh, Indonesia,
Chromileptes altivelis, Adult, Coral Sea, Australia, Photo: Ian Shaw
Chromileptes altivelis, Juvenile, Raja Ampat, Indonesia, Photo: Rick Stuart-Smith
Temperate Australasia, Tropical Indo-Pacific
(A.K.A Cromileptes altivelis) Very distinctive shape. Small head with concave upper profile, high body, dirty white/light greenish brown base coloration with numerous round black spots; juveniles with floppy oversized fins. Highly prized as a food fish. Length to 70 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: Solitary (1 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.