Body very long, compressed, gradually tapering to a shallow tail base; dorsal fin single, arising over or behind end of gill cover, well before anus; pectoral fin shorter than eye diameter; anal fin joined to tail or to base of tail fin. Black with extensive white to grey patches on sides, fins and top of head; a broad white stripe behind each eye. To 5 cm.
A very well-camouflaged species that is poorly known and rarely seen.
Sandy areas on the edges of reefs and seagrass beds, amongst seagrass and weed detritus in depths of 0-10 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