Body robust, tapering gradually; head broad, chin with prominent barbel; first dorsal fin short-based, second dorsal fin and anal fin long-based. Greyish to brown, without distinct pale edges to fins. To 64 cm.
This species is active at night and often hides in caves during the day.
Rocky reefs in bays and coastal waters, in depths of 1-275 m.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed