Elongated body, with a relatively long, narrow snout, and pointed. Head flattened and broad. Horizontal oval eyes. Barbels on throat. Mouth in front of eyes. No spiracles. Both dorsal fins of same size. Origin of first dorsal fin over free rear ends of pelvic fins. Origin of second dorsal fin above the midbase of anal fin.
Six saddle marks on dorsal surface.
Western North Pacific: Taiwan.
A little-known species of the insular shelf, lives down to a depth of about 110 m.
Unknown, but most likely invertebrates.
Maximum length about 40 cm.
Possibly oviparous (egg laying).
Other species have a similar appearance and taxonomic features have to be used to clearly distinguish among them.