Usually large and with numerous tassles and filaments over the head and body. Sometimes has filaments under its chin, like S. maderensis, but has a much bigger head and lacks the bars on the tail that are distinct in that species. Also usually found in slightly deeper waters.
Max Size: 50 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 9.9-30.3°C
Depth: 20 - 100 m
Habitat: Rocky Reef
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Infrequent (4% 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.