A pelagic schooling fish found only in southern Australia. Adult males are bluish with a black bar on the side. Females are pinkish with a blue line below the eye. Small juveniles are pink to pinkish-orange with a dark mauve head.
Female and male comparison for ID
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Sheltered coastal reefs
Southern Australia from WA to Victoria including Tasmania
Can grow to around 26cm