DWARF HAWKFISH FACTS
The Dwarf Hawkfish is white with reddish brown spots forming diagonal bands across the body. It has two thin lines extending backwards from the eye. There is a tuft of hairy projections near the tip of each dorsal fin spine. Often seen resting at base of coral heads.
length to 7cm
coral reefs, outer reef flats and slopes to 45 m depth
Found in tropical marine waters of the Western Pacific. In Australia it is found from the northern Great Barrier Reef, Queensland south to the central coast of New South Wales.
|Common Name:||Dwarf Hawkfish|
Relatives in same Genus
Blotched Hawkfish (C. aprinus)