Head large, bony; snout very steep; rostrum short, with several tiny spines along each side. Pink above, white below, with a large dark red blotch below each dorsal fin; spinous dorsal fin with a dark red spot; soft dorsal and anal fins with broad red bands; inner surface of fan-like pectoral fins bluish-black. To 20 cm.
Taken as bycatch in commercial fisheries.
Usually in offshore waters, in depths of 20-250 m.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed