Atypichthys strigatus (Gunther, 1860)
Abundant throughout the Solitary Islands Marine Park. Distributed throughout the Indo-West Pacific. Abundant from southern Queensland to Tasmania, Lord Howe Island
Schooling species common in all coastal and offshore reefs, estuaries and harbours.
Distinctly coloured, these small fish will gather in great numbers under piers, wharves and around harbour walls etc. Feed on benthic organisms or zooplankton in the water column. Grow to about 18cm.