Head slightly compressed, eyes almost touching; gill openings restricted to pectoral-fin bases; head without pores. Pale greyish-brown to tan, upper half of body with 2-3 wavy horizontal stripes, often merging into single broad brown stripe, 5-6 small brown bands crossing stripes. To 6 m.
This species builds burrows in soft sediments.
Usually on soft bottoms in shallow bays and estuaries, in depths of 0-10 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