Glaucosoma magnificum, QLD, Australia, Photo: Graham Edgar
Glaucosoma magnificum, Photo: Rick Stuart-Smith
Dark brown/gold bars on head, one passing through the eye and two more behind eye, gold spots on body, long trailing filaments on dorsal and anal fins.
Max Size: 32 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 22.1-31.5°C
Depth: 8-10 m
Habitat: Coral Reef, Rocky Reef
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Infrequent (7% 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 (20 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