Atypichthys strigatus (Günther, 1860)

The Mado has a deep, compressed body with a small head, a pointed snout and a forked tail; a single, long-based dorsal fin, comprised of an anterior spinous portion followed by a low soft-rayed portion, with the middle-most dorsal spines the highest. Silvery-white with about 6 dark brown or black horizontal stripes, fins mostly yellow

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What habitats does Atypichthys strigatus live in?

Commonly found on coastal reefs and under made structures such as wharfs

What is the distribution of Atypichthys strigatus?

From southern Queensland to eastern Tasmania

How big does Atypichthys strigatus grow?

Can grow to around 25cm

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