Silver with numerous dark bands on back fading onto belly, which can be more or less distinct. Mouth mildly protusible. Occasionally forms large schools.
Max Size: 55 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 12.6-28.8°C
Habitat: Seagrass, Soft sediment
Threats: By-catch, Exploitation
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Infrequent (5% 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: Many (24 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.