Whitenose Pigfish, Perryena leucometopon (Waite 1922)

Other Names: White-nosed Pigfish

A Whitenose Pigfish, Perryena leucometopon. Source: Barry Hutchins / Western Australian Museum. License: All rights reserved

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Whitenose Pigfish, Perryena leucometopon (Waite 1922)


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CAAB Code:37298002

Depth:40-200 m

Max Size:16 cm TL

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