Filicampus tigris (Castelnau, 1879)
Common in the Solitary Islands Marine Park. Endemic to Australia and known from NSW, Sydney to central Queensland, Spencer Gulf in South Australia, and in West Australia from Broome to south of Perth.
Frequents areas with mud and rubble and covering of sparse plant growth. Depth to 30m.
Males and females have similar colouration, males brood young in pouch towards tail, not visible unless with brood. White spots on ventral edge aid identification, also some specimens with pale blue patches. Feeds primarily on small crustaceans. Grows to 30cm.