Body robust, tapering gradually; first dorsal fin short-based, second dorsal and anal fns long-based; tail separate; a prominent pale barbel present on chin. Yellowish-grey to greyish-brown with a prominent white margin to the fins. To 66 cm.
This species is active at night, and is often seen in or near caves during the day.
Inhabits bays, harbours and coastal waters on exposed reefs, in depths of 2-90 m.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed