Body long, slender; dorsal fin single, arising over or behind gill cover, often joined to tail fin; anal fin joined to tail fin, or connected to base of tail fin; orbital tentacle absent; last anal-fin ray distinctly not reaching tail base; lower lip not fleshy and without a fleshy flap extending beyond upper lip. Pale greyish or brownish with darker broken stripes on sides and a pale stripe along midsides. To 10 cm.
These well-camouflaged fishes are rarely seen.
Usually buried in sand near seagrass beds, in depths of 0-10 m.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed