Dorsal-fin rays 101-104; anal-fin rays 75-79; caudal-fin rays 8. Three lateral lines on eyed side of body. Two nostril on eyed side of head. Ctenoid scales on both sides of body and head. Scales between upper and middle lateral lines at most 9-10 longitudinal series; head and body with no dark brown spots on left side; snout shorter or equal to distance from upper eye to dorsal fin base.
Found on the continental shelf over sandy muddy bottoms. Feeds on benthic animals.
Indo-West Pacific: Persian Gulf to Taiwan. Taiwan: South, Hsiaoliuchiu, Penghu, North-East, West.