Body oval, belly with a row of strong scutes; anus just before anal fin; scutes absent between anus and anal fin; scales small, rough. Deep violet-brown above, silvery-violet below, fins pink; tail with prominent brown stripes along upper and lower lobes. To 12 cm.
This species hides in caves and under deep ledges during the day.
On sheltered and moderately exposed rocky reefs, in depths of 1-146 m
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed