Long-rayed Weed Whiting (Siphonognathus radiatus)

Also known as Bridled Rock Whiting, Bridled Weed Whiting, Longray Rock Whiting, Longray Weed Whiting, Long-rayed Rock Whiting, Stranger, Weed Whiting

Description

Also known as Bridled Rock Whiting, Bridled Weed Whiting, Longray Rock Whiting, Longray Weed Whiting, Long-rayed Rock Whiting, Stranger, Weed Whiting.

Found in large, loose schools, over soft bottoms with seagrass cover.
They feed on invertebrates.
Length - 18cm
Depth - 1-18m
Widespread Eastern Indian Ocean

A weed dwelling fish, males have colourful fin displays. Ref: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/12845

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