(Image credit: DOFWA)
Body colour greenish blue on the upper surface of the body becoming silvery towards the belly. The body is narrow long and elongated and contains a series of narrow dark blue or black bars which run vertically along the body.
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species: Near threatened
Length: Up to 2.4 m
Pelagic, coastal waters near islands and rocky headlands and oceanic waters; 11-200 m depth
In Western Australia, log this species south of Cape Naturaliste
Species names on the Redmap site are based on the Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota or CAAB (http://www.cmar.csiro.au/caab/). This is updated regularly and lists the approved common name, family, species name and more.
Find further information and images at:
Australian Museum website http://australianmuesum.net.au
FISHES OF AUSTRALIA http://www.fishesofaustralia.net.au/