Notocirrhitus splendens (Ogilby, 1889)
Splendid hawkfish
photo by Randall, J.E.

Family:  Cirrhitidae (Hawkfishes)
Max. size:  20 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; marine
Distribution:  Southwest Pacific: Australia and Lord Howe, Norfolk and the Kermadec Islands.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Inhabits seaward reefs, at the bases of coral heads or on hard bottom (Ref. 9710).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 03 March 2015 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 24.01.95
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.07.13

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