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.
Standard Common Name
Blacktip Bullseye, Bronze Sweeper
It looks similar to the Blacktip Bullseye which is more yellowish in colour, has a dark anal fin margin and smooth scales.
It grows to 17 cm in length.
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.
- 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.
- Hutchins, B. & R. Swainston. 1986. Sea Fishes of Southern Australia. Complete Field Guide for Anglers and Divers. Swainston Publishing. Pp. 180.
Mark McGrouther , Collection Manager, Ichthyology