Fishing rod usually easily recognised and twice as long as the second spice ray, conspicuous bait with worm-like attachment. Black-brown stripes and rounded blotches. Closely related to A. hispidus.
Size : 22 cm
Habitat : Often on or near reef sand or muddy grounds, 3 to more than 200 m. In addition to the very variable colouration, it occurs both as a smooth and as a “hairy” variant with numerous long filaments.
Distribution : Red Sea and East Africa, to SW Japan and Solomons.