Slender bodied with a concave head-snout profile,
eyes relatively low set on side of head, and a fairly
pointed tail. Can be separated from the Neosilurus
genus by the eye being closer to the mouth, steeper
head up to the insertion of the dorsal fin and the
inner side of the pectoral spine being serrated.
Habitat: Usually found in turbid waterhole's
of larger rivers over sand or rock bottoms.Colouration: Pale silvery-white
overall with yellowish-orange fins.
Endemic to Australia. Finke River and Cooper Creek,
Allen, G.R. Dr.;
Freshwater Fishes of Australia. TFH Publications,
Inc. 1989. 240 p.