Red-orange spotted face and body, very similar to T. macrophthalmum, but has slightly larger, often merged spots on lower head. Also lacks discrete circular red spots on the lighter fleshy part of the pectoral fin base.
Max Size: 4 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 16.9-31.5°C
Habitat: Coral Reef
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Infrequent (1% 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.
Edit by: RD Stuart-Smith, GJ Edgar, AJ Green, IV Shaw. 2015. Tropical Marine Fishes of Australia. Reed New Holland