Verilus pacificus (Mochizuki 1979)

A freshly collected specimen of Verilus pacificus, a female from off Nouméa, New Caledonia, October 2008, 32 cm FL. Source: Jean-Lou Justine / FishBase. License: CC By Attribution-NonCommercial

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Bray, D.J. 2017, Verilus pacificus in Fishes of Australia, accessed 20 Jul 2019,

Verilus pacificus (Mochizuki 1979)

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Coral Sea, off Townsville, Queensland, to south of Saumarez Reef in depths of 314-773 m. Elsewhere the species occurs in New Caledonia, Fiji and Tuvalu.


Bray, D.J. 2017

Verilus pacificus (Mochizuki 1979)


Yamanoue, Y. 2016. Revision of the genus Verilus (Perciformes: Acropomatidae) with a description of a new species. Journal of Fish Biology 89(5): 2375-2398 DOI: 10.1111/jfb.13124 Abstract

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CAAB Code:37311210

Depth:314-773 m (AUS)

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