Body very long, slender; snout short, mouth small, not protrusible; jaws not reaching front of eye, teeth prominent. Translucent with a greenish back and broad silvery to coppery-red stripe along side. To 10 cm.
This abundant species forms large schools in coastal waters. It is an important food source for many predators.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed