There is a characteristic bluish spot at the posterior base of the dorsal fin. The white band in young reduces to a small white saddle in large adults. Body is bluish green in the lateral top half and yellowish in the lateral bottom half.
Maximum length: 9.8 cm (TL), common length: 5-7 cm (TL)
Feeds on filamentous algae and blue green algae
It is utilised as an aquarium fish
Trawl, gillnet, trap