Fish ID: Red Morwong

Morwong red morwong cheilodactylus fuscus syd
Family Morwongs (CHEILODACTYLIDAE)
species Cheilodactylus fuscus
size To 60cm
locality Exposed and sheltered rocky reefs
behaviour Solitary or occasionally in pairs
range Subtropical and temperate east coast

Adults are orangey-brown; darker above and paler below. Features include elongated pectoral (side) fin ray and forked caudal fin (tail).