Valenciennea muralis, WA, Australia, Photo: Rick Stuart-Smith
Valenciennea muralis, Raja Ampat, Indonesia, Photo: Andrew Green
Valenciennea muralis, Gulf of Carpentaria, QLD, Photo: Andrew Green
Valenciennea muralis, Dampier, WA, Photo: Andrew Green
Black spot with white upper edge on rear of 1st dorsal fin. Has narrow stripes on upper side, unlike V. helsdingenii, and 2 main stripes along the side do not continue onto tail filaments.
Max Size: 16 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 22.1-31.8°C
Depth: 1-15 m
Habitat: Coral Reef, Soft sediment
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Frequent (13% 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: Several (9 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