Body very long, slender; eyes small, close-set on top of head; dorsal fin about half length of anal fin, arising well behind anal-fin origin and terminating distinctly before the rear end of anal-fin base; males with much longer pectoral and pelvic fins than females. Translucent with darker above, paler below, fins transparent. To 9 cm.
This species is occasionally taken in trawls and dredges.
Builds burrows in sand or loose gravel, in depths of 26-366 m.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed