Animal Species:Bronze Bullseye, Pempheris analis Waite 1910

As its name implies, the Bronze Bullseye is usually bronze in colour with dark tips to the dorsal, anal and sometimes caudal fin.

Bronze Bullseye, Pempheris analis

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Standard Common Name

Bronze Bullseye

Alternative Name/s

Blacktip Bullseye, Bronze Sweeper

Identification

It looks similar to the Blacktip Bullseye which is more yellowish in colour, has a dark anal fin margin and smooth scales.

Size range

It grows to 17 cm in length.

Distribution

The map below shows the Australian distribution of the species based on public sightings and specimens in Australian Museums. Click on the map for detailed information.  Source: Atlas of Living Australia.

Pempheris analis

Classification

Species:
analis
Genus:
Pempheris
Family:
Pempheridae
Order:
Perciformes
Class:
Actinopterygii
Subphylum:
Vertebrata
Phylum:
Chordata
Kingdom:
Animalia

What does this mean?

References

  1. Hoese, D.F., Bray, D.J., Paxton, J.R. & G.R. Allen. 2006. Fishes. In Beesley, P.L. & A. Wells. (eds) Zoological Catalogue of Australia. Volume 35. ABRS & CSIRO Publishing: Australia. parts 1-3, pages 1-2178.
  2. Hutchins, B. & R. Swainston. 1986. Sea Fishes of Southern Australia. Complete Field Guide for Anglers and Divers. Swainston Publishing. Pp. 180.


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