Body long, slender; snout long, pointed, much longer than eye diameter; mouth highly protrusible, jaw teeth small; anus well behind pelvic-fin tips. Green to greenish brown above, paler brown or green below, midlateral stripe silvery or dark, dark pigment on top of head. To 15 cm.
This species is the largest hardyhead found in Port Phillip Bay, Victoria.
Shallow bays and lagoons, often near seagrass beds, in depths of 0-5 m.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed