Two blue-edged brown stripes from snout to tail, joining into a single extended filament from the middle of the tail, with a white stripe in between on body. Inhabits burrows in areas of sheltered sand and seagrass.
Max Size: 13 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 19.0-29.8°C
Depth: 1-30 m
Habitat: Coral Reef, Seagrass, Soft sediment
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Infrequent (2% of sites)
Occurrence describes how often the species is found on surveys within its distribution.
It is calculated as the % of reef sites surveyed by RLS divers across all the ecoregions in which the species has been observed
Abundance: Few (3 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.
Edit by: RD Stuart-Smith, GJ Edgar, AJ Green, IV Shaw. 2015. Tropical Marine Fishes of Australia. Reed New Holland