Body oblong, slightly compressed. Lower jaw prominent. Ville from teeth in jaw, vomer, palatines and tongue. Last dorsal ray produced into along filament.concave, much longer than dorsal. In swas and estuaries, preferring brackish water and penetrating into fresh water. Not abundant locally. Large specimens attain 100 cm. Trawl, off pula Tioman, South China Sea, 62-64 m.