EASTERN TALMA FACTS
The Eastern Talma has a tubular snout and tall pointed dorsal and anal fins that have vertical rear margins. It is brown or silver with five dark bands. The first band passes through the eye, the next three cross the body, and fifth crosses the tail stem. Juveniles are similar to the adults, but have an eye marking on the dorsal fin.
length to 22cm
Found on rocky reefs
Feeds on algae and small invertebrates
endemic to Australia where they are foumd from southern Queensland to southern New South Wales.
|Common Name:||Eastern Talma|