- Brownstriped Leatherjacket
Body relatively long, slender, with a small ventral flap; tail base without spines; central pair of teeth in both jaws pointed. Overall brownish; males usually with yellowish head and blue lines along bases of dorsal and anal fins; females and juveniles with 4-5 darker stripes and brown spots on head and belly; tail greenish with a black rear margin in males, a dusky rear margin in females. To 32 cm.
This species is rare outside Tasmanian waters.
Coastal waters, in depths of 0-30 m.
South-eastern Australia, including western and central Victoria.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed