He is a light orange fish with darker orange lips and black eyes. He wears a blue and yellow propeller beanie in the episode "Krabby Land," and a red and green propeller beanie in "The Sponge Who Could Fly." He wears lime green pants and a black belt with a golden belt buckle. In some episodes, he appears to be green.
He is seen doing the cramp in the epilogue which causes his his mother to worry and call the emergency hotline due to thinking he is seriously injured. But then tells his mother that he was only doing a dance move called "The Cramp."
Like many of the background fish, his age is inconsistent, as some episodes show him as a child, yet "Mrs. Puff, You're Fired" shows him to be an adult as he attends Mrs. Puff's Boating School.
In the first movie, he is red with woman eyebrows and light green shorts.
He does not like pistachio ice cream, but it is shown that he asks for it, as seen in the episode "Hocus Pocus."