Hierarchy contributed by the species page author
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. 2011.FishBase.World Wide Web electronic publication.<a href='http://www.fishbase.org/' target='_blank' >www.fishbase.org, version (10/2011).</a>
Default IBP taxonomic classification, based on Catalogue of Life
<a target='_blank' href='www.iucnredlist.org'>IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. Exported on 12 January 2012</a>
5.3 SL (unsexed)
16.0 cm TL (male/unsexed; )
Occurs in coastal waters
Indo-West Pacific: Red Sea and South Africa to the Philippines, north to China and Taiwan , south to northern Australia.