Translucent body with red stripe along spine, with white dashes along the upper margin, white spots on a red belly, short red ladder like stripes on back, and white spots and dashes on head. Often black spot on tail base and pair of red lines on snout. Similar E. prasites (Hairfin Eviota) has more red and lacks black tail base spot.
Max Size: 3 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 23.4-31.2°C
Habitat: Coral Reef
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Infrequent (2% 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 (2 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