Image: Banded Scalyfin, Parma polylepis

Banded Scalyfin, Parma polylepis

A 22 cm long (500 g) Banded Scalyfin caught (and released) on prawn bait at a depth of 5 m, Korogoro Point, Hat Head, New South Wales,

Brian Dagnin
© Brian Dagnin


Note the characteristic bumps on the forehead.

The species occurs from the Capricorn Group, southern Queensland to the Sydney region.

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Tags fishes, ichthyology, Parma polylepis, Banded Scalyfin, Pomacentridae,