Scientific name Atypichthys latus
Higher classification Atypichthys
|Similar Atypichthys, Atypichthys strigatus, Stripey, Moonlighter, Sea chub|
The mado (in New Zealand) or stripy or eastern footballer (in Australia), Atypichthys latus, is a species of sea chub found in inshore waters around southern Australia and the north eastern coast of the North Island of New Zealand to depths of about 60 m (200 ft), off headlands and offshore islands. This species can reach a length of 30 cm (12 in), though most do not exceed 20 cm (7.9 in). This species can also be found in the aquarium trade.