- Dorsal and anal fins without scales basally
- Caudal fin lunate to emarginate
- Maxilla with scales
- Adults with pronounced hump on nape
Light brown with 4 broad dark bars on upper side of body.
Up to 60 cm TL.
West Pacific in tropical waters.
Associated with deep rocky reefs, from 100 to at least 310 m depth.
Feeds on plankton. Little is know about the biology or ecology of this species.
Caught mainly with handlines.