Small slender yellow, orange or brown fishes with long-based dorsal and anal fins separate from the tail. The main distinguishing characters of bythitids are the morphology of the male pseudoclapers, fin ray and vertebral counts, scalation and otolith morphology.
This species hides often hides on reefs and is rarely seen.
Caves and crevices on rocky reefs in coastal waters, in depths of 1-15 m.
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed