Image: Banded Sergeant at Lady Elliot Island

Banded Sergeant at Lady Elliot Island

A Banded Sergeant, Abudefduf septemfasciatus, at Lady Elliot Island, Queensland, June 2009.

John Pogonoski
© John Pogonoski


The colouration of this fish is atypical.  This could be due to the sandy and rubbly area in which it lives or perhaps the condition of the fish.  Normally the species has darker bands and the caudal and dorsal fin lobes are not dark.

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