Threefin Velvetfish

Description

A small mottled dark to pale grey or pale brown velvetfish, with irregular white spots and blotches especially on the fins, a pale band behind the eye, and sometimes an orange head. The Threefin Velvetfish has a deep notch between the 7th and 8th spines of the second dorsal fin, giving the appearance of three separate dorsal fins. Bray, D.J. 2020, Neoaploactis tridorsalis in Fishes of Australia, accessed 06 May 2021, http://136.154.202.208/home/species/1767 Photos: 2007 at Edithburgh Jetty. J. Lewis