Body moderately deep; belly with a row of strong scutes; anus between pelvic-fin bases, encircled by black luminescent tissue; scutes present between anus and anal fin; scales small, rough. Bronze to greenish yellow with silvery sides; fins pink, or yellowish and black. To 25 cm.
Small schools may be seen hiding in caves and under ledges during the day.
Exposed rocky reefs, in depths of 15-403 m.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed