Stegastes obreptus, Adult. Photo: Rick Stuart-Smith
Stegastes obreptus, Juvenile, Ningaloo, WA, Photo: Rick Stuart-Smith
Stegastes obreptus, Adult. Photo: Graham Edgar
Stegastes obreptus, Juvenile. Photo: Rick Stuart-Smith
Similar to S. fasciolatus (Pacific Gregory) but with yellow tint to rear of body and fins, and black patch on front of dorsal fin, preceded by thin white streak. Latter difficult to see in adults with dorsal fin retracted. Blue margins on pelvic and anal fins but not as prominent as on S. apicalis (Yellow-tipped Gregory).
Max Size: 12 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 18.5-31.3°C
Habitat: Coral Reef, Rocky Reef
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
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: Many (10 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