Animal Species:Midgley's Grunter, Pingalla midgleyi Allen & Merrick, 1984
Midgley's Grunter is an Australian endemic species.
Standard Common Name
Black Blotch Anal Fin Grunter
It is only known from Australian waters.
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.
It is a freshwater species.
Feeding and Diet
The species is an omnivore.
- 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.
Mark McGrouther , Collection Manager, Ichthyology