Other Common Names
Murray jollytail, flat-headed jollytail
Commonly 100-140 mm; up to 150 mm, 25 g
Shoals in mid-water. Usually below 150 m altitude in Murray system in still or gently flowing waters, lakes, billabongs and backwaters. Depth 1 m, substrate of coarse sand and mud, and debris.
During season August to September, spawns for up to a month, suggesting that only small numbers of eggs shed at any one time. Little is known about its life history.