Body small, slender, eel-like, with long-based dorsal and anal-fins united with the tail; gill opening a small slit on the underside; pectoral and pelvic fins absent; head short with a pair of sensory pores above and behind each eye. Body mostly transparent with internal organs visible through skin; dorsal fin with a row of brownish to greenish blotches; head spotted or plain; males with irregular reddish to brownish bars on sides. To 4.4 cm.
Almost identical to the Pygmy Shore Eel and only able to be identified with a microscope.
Usually found in shallow seagrass beds and occasionally in nearby reef areas, in depths of 0-5 m.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed