Body moderately deep, elongate, somewhat compressed, with two short-based dorsal fins, a broad head, a short pointed snout and a small mouth. Greenish-brown above, sides silvery, pale below; iris bright yellow. To 44 cm.
The most common mullet in southern Australia, often seen in large surface schools along the coast. They feed on detritus and plankton.
In bays, estuaries and along the coast over sandy bottoms and in seagrass areas, in depths of 0-10 m.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed