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Location: Australia and New Zealand
Environment: brackish; marine ; depth range
0 - 40 m
Climate: Temperate. Require 66-72 degrees.
Availability: Not unusual in the aquarium trade.
Physical Characteristics: max size 32 cm (13 inches).
Coronet: low, triangular wedge. Spines: low, rounded bumps only;
prominent rounded eye spines; deep body; near white to mottled yellow to
variable brown; dark spots and splotches
Reproduction: approximately 28 days.
Average brood size 300. Fry relatively large, pelagic
Other Information: Do not obviously pair