'ody slender, head broader than deep, eyes almost touching; gill openings broad; large sensory pores present on head, scales absent from head; males with elongate rays at rear of dorsal fin. Head sandy-brown with scattered small dark spots; a brown bar from eye to middle of jaw; midsides with pale blue dashes, with vertical thin brown lines above and below interspaces between dashes; dorsal fins with small orange and black spots in oblique rows. To 6 cm.
Collected from trawls over sandy bottoms.
Sandy bottoms, in depths of 7-55 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