Distribution: from the Red Sea and South Africa to Southern Japan, Hawaii, the Tuamotu Islands and New Caledonia.
Juveniles are brown with thin vertical bars, females are brown or yellow, males are dark-gray or dark-brown with a white head and a red-orange back.
at Blue Bay (Mauritius) © mcpeff
at Ras Um Sid (Egypt) © anne
at Tetamanu/Fakarava South Pass (Tuamotu Islands) © maupiti60
at Motu Fareone (Tahiti and the Society Islands) © maupiti60
at Félicité Island (La Digue) © nicoleguillemin
at Nggatirana (Solomon Islands) © mluzvieira
at Félicité Island (La Digue)
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