Dorsal spines (total): 8; Dorsal soft rays (total): 11 - 12; Analspines: 3; Analsoft rays: 11 - 12; Vertebrae: 25
4.1 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 90117))
Distinguished from all other species of the genus Parambassis by having the following characters: two distinct black spots on either side of the anal-fin origin, connected by a narrow black curved line; a well developed pre-orbital edge with prominent, acute spines, partially obscuring the maxilla; dorsal and ventral side of caudal peduncle each with a black longitudinal stripe; and a vague, faint, vertically-elongate humeral spot (Ref. 90117).