Fangtooth Perch, Lepidoperca brochata Katayama & Fujii 1982

A Fangtooth Perch, Lepidoperca brochata, from off Bate Bay, New South Wales, 1 July 1980. Source: Australian National Fish Collection, CSIRO. License: CC BY Attribution-Noncommercial

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Fangtooth Perch, Lepidoperca brochata Katayama & Fujii 1982

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North of Moreton Bay, Queensland, to off Tathra, New South Wales.

Species Citation

Lepidoperca brochata Katayama & Fujii 1982, Japanese Journal of Ichthyology 29(3): 247, fig. 6. Type locality: south-eastern Australia. 


Bray, D.J. 2018


Australian Faunal Directory

Fangtooth Perch, Lepidoperca brochata Katayama & Fujii 1982


Johnson, J.W. 2010. Fishes of the Moreton Bay Marine Park and adjacent continental shelf waters, Queensland, Australia. pp. 299-353 in Davie, P.J.F. & Phillips, J.A. Proceedings of the Thirteenth International Marine Biological Workshop, The Marine Fauna and Flora of Moreton Bay. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 54(3)  

Katayama, M. & Fujii, E. 1982. Two new species of the anthiine genus Lepidoperca from Australia and New Zealand. Japanese Journal of Ichthyology 29(3): 241-252. DOI: Open access

Kuiter, R.H. 2004. Basslets, Hamlets and their relatives. A comprehensive guide to selected Serranidae and Plesiopidae. Chorleywood, UK : TMC Publishing 1, 216 pp.

Roberts, C.D. 1989. A revision of New Zealand and Australian orange perches (Teleostei; Serranidae) previously referred to Lepidoperca pulchella(Waite) with description of a new species of Lepidoperca from New Zealand. Journal of Natural History23(3): 557-589

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CAAB Code:37311102

Depth:125-500 m

Habitat:Reef associated

Max Size:21+ cm SL


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