(Image credit: Rick Stuart-Smith, Reef Life Survey)
Body colour is blue-green on the upper body becoming silver towards the belly. Body shape is relatively elongated. It contains both golden and brassy spots on the upper sides of the body. These spots can often form four or five rough bands.
Length: Up to 1.3 m
Inhabits coastal and rocky reef habitats; 0-100 m depth
Log it in Western Australia, 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.
Find further information and images at FISHES OF AUSTRALIA http://www.fishesofaustralia.net.au/
Allen,G. R (2009) 'Field Guide to Marine Fishes of Tropical Australia and South-East Asia'. Fourth Edition.Western Australian Museum. Perth, Western Australia.
Andrawartha,B & Tuma, D. (2007) ""Fil-o-fish Australia: Recreational and commercial fish handbook"" Balnarring. Victoria, Australia.
Froese F, Pauly D (2011) Fishbase. www.fishbase.org