Two reddish stripes from snout to tail separated by a white stripe, with another short white stripe over head between eyes. Darker patch on lower tail base, and sometimes also small black spot in front of pectoral fin. Hovers in small groups above branching corals.
Max Size: 4 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 28.3-30.7°C
Habitat: Coral Reef
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: Many (22 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.