SIZE: to 354 cm
ID: Pale gray with numerous leopard-like spots; huge long tail nearly half of total length, pair of nasal barbels,...
ridges on body. Juvenile - Black with white bands. Solitary, often rest on bottom; not considered dangerous.
Coastal and offshore reefs in 1 -70 m Indo-Asian Pacific: Red Sea and E. Africa to Australia and New Caledonia, north to S. Japan.