(Image credit: Image© R.Swainston/anima.net.au)
Body colour is bluish on the upper surface of the body becoming silvery towards the belly. Distinguished by deeply forked caudal fin, elongated dorsal and anal fins and between 1 to 5 large along the middle side of the body.
Length: Up to 65 cm
Inhabit coastal waters or sandy bays near the surf zone; 0-10 m depth
In Western Australia, log it south of Perth
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.
Allen,G. R (2009) ' Field Guide to Marine Fishes of Tropical Australia and South-East Asia'. Fourth Edition.Western Australian Museum. Perth. Western Australia
Australian Museum website http://australianmuesum.net.au
Find further information and images at FISHES OF AUSTRALIA http://www.fishesofaustralia.net.au/