Body long, slender; body ridges low; snout moderately long; tail fin small. Males and females similar - brownish with dark-edged pale blue bars on body segments, with a dark line on side of snout through the eye to lower part of gill cover. To 20 cm.
This pipefish is common in seagrass beds in Port Phillip Bay, Victoria.
Shallow sandy seagrass beds in bays estuaries and along the coast, 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