- Dorsal and anal fins without scales basally
- Caudal fin lunate to emarginate
- Upper jaw not scaled
Faint oblique yellowish band on side from origin of lateral line to mid-base of dorsal fin, caudal-fin lower lobe bright yellow.
Up to 53 cm TL.
West Central Pacific in tropical waters.
Associated with deep rocky reefs, from 140 to at least 250 m depth.
Feeds on planktonic organisms. Little is know about the biology or ecology of this species.
Caught mainly with handlines.