Animal Species:Redbanded Grubfish, Parapercis binivirgata (Waite, 1904)
The species can be recognised by its long cylindrical body and double-barred colour pattern.
The Redbanded Grubfish occurs in Australian and New Zealand 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 occurs at continental shelf depths in rubble and sandy habitats.
- 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