Halichoeres dimidiatus, Abrolhos, Bahia, Brazil, Photo: Graham Edgar
Bright yellow top of head and back, blue sides, pale belly and broad yellow margin on tail fin. An oblique dark yellow bar edged in blue extends above and behind the eye. Adults usually found in deeper waters, below 20m, juveniles in shallower waters where they act as cleaners to larger fish.
Max Size: 19 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 24.6-28.0°C
Habitat: Coral Reef, Rocky Reef
IUCN Threat Status: Least Concern
Occurrence: Common (33% 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: Solitary (1 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.