Blackbarred morwong


Usually occurs singly. Mainly feeds on small invertebrates and algae.


  • Body greyish white with around eight oblique vertical black bands: the first
  • On the face and the last near the tail.
  • Tail forked. Upper lob is light yellow, while the lower lobe is black.

Common Name: Blackbarred morwong

Family Common Name: Morwongs

Scientific Name: Cheilodactylus quadricornis___(Günther, 1860)

Maximum Length: 40 cm (Total Length)