Light brown with a thin dark edge on the anal and rear dorsal fin, small spot on the upper pectoral fin base. Dark stripe through the eye and a yellow tail. They live solitary or in small groups.
Unassessed by the IUCN Red list.
They can be found from Indonesia to the Marshall and Gilbert Islands, from Southwest Japan to Northwest Australia and New Caledonia, in a depth range of 10-35 meters.
Oviparous, distinct pairing during breeding. Eggs are demersal and stick to the substrate, males guard and aerate the eggs.
Up to 7cm.
They feed on zooplankton and algae.