Yelloweye Redfish, Centroberyx australis Shimizu & Hutchins 1987


Other Names: Yelloweye Nannygai, Yelloweye Red Snapper, Yellow-eyed Red Snapper

A Yelloweye Redfish, Centroberyx australis. Source: Australian National Fish Collection, CSIRO. License: CC BY Attribution-Noncommercial

Summary:

A deep-bodied species with a bright yellow eye and a white spot on each body scale forming narrow horizontal lines or stripes along the side; dorsal, anal and caudal fins reddish, with an intense broad red stripe on each caudal fi lobe; pectoral fins mostly transparent, pelvic fins whitish.

The Yelloweye Redfish is often mistaken for the Redfish, Centroberyx affinis.


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Bray, D.J. 2017, Centroberyx australis in Fishes of Australia, accessed 19 Nov 2018, http://fishesofaustralia.net.au/home/species/1402

Yelloweye Redfish, Centroberyx australis Shimizu & Hutchins 1987

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Distribution

Recorded in Australia from the Great Australian Bight, South Australia, to Muiron Island off North West Cape, Western Australia.

Fisheries

Taken by handline and bottom trawl.

Author

Bray, D.J. 2017

Resources

Australian Faunal Directory

Yelloweye Redfish, Centroberyx australis Shimizu & Hutchins 1987

References


Gomon, M.F., Glover, C.J.M. & Kuiter, R.H (eds) 1994. The Fishes of Australia's South Coast. Adelaide : State Printer 992 pp. 810 figs.

Hutchins, J.B. & Swainston, R. 1986. Sea Fishes of Southern Australia. Complete field guide for anglers and divers. Perth : Swainston Publishing 180 pp.

Kuiter, R.H. 1994. Family Berycidae. pp. 392-398 figs 352-357 in Gomon, M.F., Glover, C.J.M. & Kuiter, R.H (eds). The Fishes of Australia's South Coast. Adelaide : State Printer 992 pp. 810 figs.

Roberts, C.D. & Gomon, M.F. 2008. Family Berycidae. pp. 415-419 in Gomon. M.F., Bray, D.J. & Kuiter, R.H (eds). Fishes of Australia's Southern Coast. Sydney : Reed New Holland 928 pp.

Shimizu, T. & Hutchins, J.B. 1987. New Australian fishes. Part 21. A new species of Centroberyx (Berycidae). Memoirs of Museum Victoria 48(1): 89-90 DOI: https://doi.org/10.24199/j.mmv.1987.48.21 PDF available, Open access

Yearsley, G.K., Last, P.R. & Ward, R.D. (eds) 1999. Australian Seafood Handbook. Hobart : CSIRO Marine Research 460 pp.

Quick Facts


CAAB Code:37258006

Feeding:85-566 m

Fishing:Commercial, recreational fish

Max Size:30cm SL

Native:Endemic

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