Animal Species:Lined Soapfish, Grammistes sexlineatus (Thunberg, 1792)
The Lined Soapfish can be recognised by its distinctive colour pattern.
Standard Common Name
Golden-striped Bass, Goldstriped Soapfish, Radio Fish, Six-lined Perch, Sixline Soapfish, White-lined Rock Cod
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.
- Randall, J.E., Allen, G.R. & R.C. Steene. 1997. Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea. Crawford House Press. Pp. 557.
Mark McGrouther , Collection Manager, Ichthyology