Dorsal, 8—19; anal, 15.
Head three times in length, and four times diameter of eye; inter-orbital channel one-third of same; base of first dorsal less than half that of second; pectorals reaching to anal.
Upper surface light brown with olive blotches, and dull white patches on the sides; white beneath.
Stomach contained crustacea (Phronima).
Rocky pools, Lawyer Head.
Differs from B. variegatus chiefly in the number of fin rays.