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Neatypus obliquus

(Image credit: Rick Stuart-Smith, Reef Life Survey)

White with six distinctive brown edged yellow stripes which occur obliquely across the body and yellow fins.

Length: Up to 24 cm


Offshore reefs; 5-200 m depth

Log it

In South Australia, log this species if spotted east of Port Lincoln

Related links/info

Species names on the Redmap site are based on the Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota or CAAB (http://www.cmar.csiro.au/caab/). This is updated regularly and lists the approved common name, family, species name and more.

Redmap species descriptions were based, with permission, on the following resources:

Australian Marine Life: The Plants and Animals of Temperate Waters by G. J. Edgar, Revised Ed. (2008) Reed Books, Melbourne

Fishes of Australia’s Southern Coast, Edited by M. Gomon. D. Bray and R. Kuiter (2008) Reed Books, Melbourne

Find further information and images at FISHES OF AUSTRALIA http://www.fishesofaustralia.net.au/

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