Ostracion solorensis, Male. Photo: Rick Stuart-Smith
Ostracion solorensis, Coral Sea, QLD, Photo: Andrew Green
Ostracion solorensis, Female, Ambon Harbour, Indonesia, Photo: Joe Shields
Maze pattern over back, with spots on side and lines onto tail. Female with brown sides and larger yellowish maze pattern.
Max Size: 12 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 24.3-31.3°C
Habitat: Coral Reef
Threats: Exploitation, Habitat degradation
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Infrequent (3% 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.