Animal Species:Redbanded Grubfish, Parapercis binivirgata (Waite, 1904)

Redbanded Grubfish, Parapercis binivirgata

Dr John E. Randall © Dr John E. Randall

Standard Common Name

Redbanded Grubfish

Identification

The species can be recognised by its long cylindrical body and double-barred colour pattern.

Distribution

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.

Parapercis binivirgata

Habitat

It occurs at continental shelf depths in rubble and sandy habitats.

Classification

Species:
binivirgata
Genus:
Parapercis
Family:
Pinguipedidae
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.


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