Pencil Weed Whiting

Siphonognathus beddomei (Johnston, 1885)

The Pencil Weed Whiting is a small, slender, green to brown fish with a long snout. Females have a white-margined spot on the caudal fin. Males have two blue lines on the sides of the body

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What habitats does Siphonognathus beddomei live in?

Pencil Weed Whiting occurs in algae-covered rocky reefs in coastal waters at depths between 1 m and 20 m

What is the distribution of Siphonognathus beddomei?

From eastern Victoria and Tasmania to south-western Western Australia

How big does Siphonognathus beddomei grow?

Can grow to around 14cm

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