Body long, slender, mouth small; pores around eye in a single series; pelvic fins with a small spine and 2 segmented rays; anal fin broadly connected by a membrane to about the middle of tail base; dorsal fin arising over middle of gill cover, hind membrane connected to base of tail fin; 11 pectoral-fin rays. Anterior lateral line scales black. To 9 cm.
A relatively common species in shallow seagrass beds in Port Phillip Bay, Victoria.
Seagrass beds, in depths of 0-18 m.
Southern Australia, including western and central Victoria.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed