Bluenose Grubfish, Parapercis alboguttata (Günther 1872)


Other Names: Bluenose Sandperch, Blue-nosed Grubfish, Whitespot Sandsmelt

A Bluenose Grubfish, Parapercis alboguttata, from the Hengchun market, Taiwan. Source: Ho, Hsuan-Ching / National Museum of Marine Biology & Aquarium, Taiwan. License: All rights reserved

Summary:
A pale reddish grubfish becoming whitish below, with a pale blue snout with diagonal yellow lines and two rows of indistinct pale red blotches along the sides ending in two distinct dark red spots on the tail base.

Cite this page as:
Dianne J. Bray, Parapercis alboguttata in Fishes of Australia, accessed 20 Nov 2018, http://fishesofaustralia.net.au/home/species/2935

Bluenose Grubfish, Parapercis alboguttata (Günther 1872)

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Distribution

Recorded from northwestern Australia. Found elsewhere in the Indo-West Pacific, including the Arabian Gulf, South China Sea, Indonesia, Philippines and Taiwan.

Fisheries

Taken as incidental bycatch in commercial trawls.

Author

Dianne J. Bray

Quick Facts


CAAB Code:37390006

Depth:50-120 m

Habitat:Bottom dweller

Max Size:27 cm TL

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