Cheilodactylus vestitus (Castelnau, 1879)
Crested morwong
photo by Randall, J.E.

 Family:  Cheilodactylidae (Morwongs)
 Max. size:  35 cm TL (male/unsexed)
 Environment:  reef-associated; depth range 5 - 30 m
 Distribution:  Pacific Ocean: New Caledonia and Australia (Ref. 75154) and photographed from the Norfolk I. (Ref. 8880).
 Biology:  Occurs in inshore and offshore rocky and coral reefs (Ref. 9563, 9710).
 IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated  (Ref. 96402)
 Threat to humans:  harmless
 Country info:   

 Entered by: Binohlan, Crispina B. - 05.08.95
 Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 27.01.14

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