Body long, slender, compressed; dorsal fin short-based; belly and area before the dorsal-fin origin with thick overlapping scales forming a slightly serrated keel. Body sandy-coloured with a broad silver stripe along the sides. To 10 cm.
These small schooling fishes are often sold as bait.
Sheltered bays and estuaries, in depths of 0-5 m.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed