Image: Sharphead Perch and Australian Barred Tilefish

Sharphead Perch and Australian Barred Tilefish

A Sharphead Perch, Lepidoperca magna, (red fish) and an Australian Barred Tilefish, Branchiostegus serratus (family Malacanthidae), caught on hook and line at a depth of about 300 m, approximately 15 nautical miles off Ballina, New South Wales, July 2010.

Photographer:
Andrew Witchard
Rights:
© Australian Museum

Notes

Thank you to Clive Roberts for identifying the Sharphead Perch.

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Tags fishes, ichthyology, Malacanthidae, Sharphead Perch, Australian Barred Tilefish, Lepidoperca magna, Branchiostegus serratus, Serranidae,