Chelmonops truncatus (Kner, 1859)
Relatively common in the Solitary Islands Marine Park. Endemic to Australia, on the east coast from Sth Queensland to Jervis Bay.
Protected reef areas to 70m depth. Favours areas with algal habitat. In the Solitary Islands Marine Park is more common in coastal or shallow offshore reef areas.
Adults usually seen in pairs, juveniles singly. Juveniles also have large ocelli near corner of dorsal fin, see lower photograph. Grows to 22cm.