Zoramia fragilis, Northern Great Barrier Reef, Australia, Photo: Graham Edgar
Zoramia fragilis, Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia, Photo: Graham Edgar
Translucent pearl-coloured body with lighter stripe along backbone, yellow eye, dusky stripe from snout to eye, tail base with small black spot. Length to 6 cm.
Max Size: 6 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 27.2-30.3°C
Habitat: Coral Reef
Threats: Exploitation, Habitat degradation
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: Large aggregations (870 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.