Serranus auriga, Chubut, Argentina, Photo: Graham Edgar
Temperate South America, Tropical Atlantic/Caribbean
Tan with a broad dark bar on rear half of body which is broader on back than on lower side, and faint light bar in centre, white patch on belly, a second spine of dorsal fin extremely elongated.
Max Size: 19 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 10.4-18.3°C
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Widespread (100% 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: Few (2 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.