Threadfin cardinalfish's description
A semi-transparent pale cardinalfish with a tall first dorsal fin, bright blue and orange bars on the rear of the head and anterior and anterior body, a blue iris, and a narrow whitish line along the upper back.
Short description - Dorsal spines (total): 7; Dorsal soft rays (total): 9; Anal spines: 2; Anal soft rays: 9. Semi-transparent to whitish in color with blue spots and incomplete, narrow, orange bars on head and anterior part of body. Tall first dorsal fin, eyes blue. Elongate first dorsal fin; greatest depth of body 2.1-2.6 in SL.