Body somewhat compressed, oval; head rounded, mouth tiny; dorsal fin single, long-based; tail large, slightly concave. Body silvery-grey with about 9 wide vertical dagger-shaped bars, fins yellow. Juveniles more dusky and may be confused with Luderick, Girella tricuspidata. To 54 cm.
These fishes form small schools in bays, estuaries and on coastal reefs.
Bays, estuaries and coastal reefs, in depths of 0-20 m.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed