The Scissortail Sergeant is a white fish with five vertical black bands on the body. The tail has two lobes with a dark stripe along each lobe. They are often seen in large groups.
coral reefs, rocky reefs. Usually found at depths of 1m to 15m.
The Scissortail Sergeant is found in the Indo-Pacific, from the Red Sea, to Japan and south to Australia. In Australia it is found along the north-western coast of Western Australia, around Northern Territory, Queensland and down as far as southern New South Wales. Also found around Lord Howe Island.
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Relatives in same Genus
Narrow-Banded Sergeant Major (A. bengalensis)
Indo-Pacific Sergeant (A. vaigiensis)