(Image credit: Rick Stuart-Smith, Reef Life Survey)
Beige body with vertical rows of dark spots. The rear of the body has a brown margin with a white trim. Dark spot on the rear of the dorsal fin. Dark vertical line through the eye.
Length: Up to 13 cm
Rocky reefs and sandy-weed flats; 3-40 m depth
Log this butterflyfish north of Port Hedland in Western Australia, and east of Adelaide in South Australia (through southern Western Australia)
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.
Find further information and images at FISHES OF AUSTRALIA http://www.fishesofaustralia.net.au/
Description based on information from Allen G, Steene R, Human P, DeLoach N (2003) Reef fish identification: Tropical Pacific. New World Publications Florida, USA