Image: Mouth of a Pearl Perch

Mouth of a Pearl Perch

The black mouth and gill rakers of a 40 cm long Pearl Perch caught on hook and line at a depth of 20 m, North Solitary Island, New South Wales, 1 January 2011. The tongue is pale with fine dark striations.

Justin McKenzie
© Justin McKenzie

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Tags fishes, ichthyology, Glaucosoma scapulare, Pearl Perch, Glaucosomatidae,