Lethrinus ornatus, Bali, Indonesia, Photo: Ian Shaw
High silvery/tan body and steep head profile with two vertical red or gold bars on gill cover and gold stripes along body.
Max Size: 45 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 29.7-31.4°C
Habitat: Coral Reef, Seagrass, Soft sediment
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: Several (7 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