Body long, slender; body ridges elevated, spiny. Greyish to brownish or yellowish with a pale stripe from tip of snout to tail base; head with a brown stripe on the side; body often two thin brownish-red lines along the side. To 8 cm.
This nocturnal species lives in crevices, caves and beneath ledges during the day, often in small groups.
On rocky reefs in caves, crevices and under ledges, in depths of 0-25 m.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed
- Fisheries Act 1995 : Protected Aquatic Biota