Body deep, sub-rhombic in juveniles to oval in adults; spinous dorsal fin elongate; lower surface of body with a row of scutes in front of pelvic fins; body scales rough to touch, firmly attached. Rosy-silver, spinous dorsal and pelvic fins red near base, dark towards tips, tail reddish near base, fin margin black; fins otherwise pink. To 50 cm.
This species is commercially trawled on a small scale in Victoria.
Near the bottom, in depths of 20-235 m.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed