The colour of the body is dark/bluish grey with a number of dark yellowish horizontal lines. Head with narrow irregular stripes and a yellow spot is present behind eye. There is conspicuous white bar on the base of caudal fin.
Maximum length: 34.1 cm (TL), common length: 20-25 cm (TL)
Feeds on algae and planktonic food items
Marketed fresh and popular as an aquarium fish
Gillnet, traps, trawl