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These fish are a pale, greenish blue on the back and upper sides and have a blue edged silver band along the sides. They also have three narrow brown lines along the back, above the silver band.


Known to attain 40 cm total length.


Sea garfish are endemic only to Australian waters and live in sheltered bays, clear coastal waters and some estuaries to waters about 20 m deep. These fish school near the surface at night and over weed and seagrass beds during the day.

Confusing species

Other species of garfish, but are distinguished by their three brown bands along their back.