Body long, slender, tail base slender; mouth large, very protrusible; jaws reaching beyond front of eye, jaw teeth minute or absent; pelvic fin tips extend beyond anus. Translucent, silvery yellow or green, midlateral stripe broad, silvery, dark or reddish, snout and top of head with fine dark speckles. To 12 cm.
This species commonly moves to deeper water during the day, returning at night to feed in the shallows.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed