Macropharyngodon choati (Randall, 1978)
Common in the Solitary Islands Marine Park. Distributed in the Western Pacific region. In Australia recorded from the east coast, central Queensland south to northern NSW.
Frequents offshore islands, rocky and coral reefs to depth of 35m.
Distinctly coloured, all life phases whitish body with orange blotches or irregular bands. Small juvenile in top photograph, adult in lower photograph. Grows to 10cm.