Schuettea scalaripinnis Steindachner 1866
eastern pomfret, ladder-finned pomfret
Schuettea scalaripinnis, eastern pomfret, ladder-finned pomfret

family Monodactylidae - silver batfishes

The Eastern Pomfret, Schuettea scalaripinis, is silvery and yellow along the back. There is a black bar behind the head. The Eastern Pomfret has yellow fins.

Distribution =   southern Qld and NSW
Max size =   20cms, usually smaller