Paraplesiops bleekeri (Gunther, 1861)
Common in the Solitary Islands Marine Park. Endemic to Eastern Australia. Recorded from southern Queensland to southern New South Wales. More common south of Sydney.
Frequents inshore and offshore reefs. Secretive, usually under ledges, or in small caves. Sometimes inquisitive. Frequents depths to 30m.
May emerge from hiding to view divers before retiring. Protected species. Grows to 40cm.