Body moderately long and deep, almost cylindrical; head depressed, pointed; eyes large; orbital tentacle small, rounded and fleshy; nasal tentacle a simple lobe. Green, brown or purple above with dark blotches; head similar, or yellow or purple; first dorsal fin usually mottled with black; remaining dorsal and anal fins with diagonal lines; pectoral fin spotted. To 6 cm.
These little fishes are nocturnally active, and remain hidden during daylight hours.
Shallow coastal waters on rocky bottoms, often under small rocks.
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