Yellowhead Hulafish

Trachinops noarlungae

Trachinops noarlungae - Yellowhead Hulafish
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Size: 15 cm

Distribution: SA coastal and gulf waters west of the Coorong

Habitat: Rocky reef

Depth: Subtidal from 2+ metres

This small fish is common on rocky reefs where it spends its time in moderately large groups around and under ledges. It is commonly pinkish/grey in colour, with black dorsal and anal fins, and a yellow tail with a blue margin. The shape of its tail is especially distinctive, with a 3-pointed shape where the centre point is longer than the other two.