Black-edged Sweeper, Pempheris mangula Cuvier 1829


A Black-edged Sweeper, Pempheris mangula, in the Andaman Sea, Thailand, 2005. Source: Richard Field / FishBase. License: All rights reserved

Summary:
A sweeper with a characteristic dark brown or dark reddish margin on the anal fin that is broad anteriorly becoming narrower posteriorly, a narrow dark brown band across the pectoral-fin base, and no bright yellow ring around the pupil of eye.

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Bray, D.J. 2017, Pempheris mangula in Fishes of Australia, accessed 25 May 2024, https://fishesofaustralia.net.au/Home/species/5200

Black-edged Sweeper, Pempheris mangula Cuvier 1829

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Distribution

Houtman Abrolhos Islands to Cassini Island off the Kimberley, Western Australia.

Author

Bray, D.J. 2017

Black-edged Sweeper, Pempheris mangula Cuvier 1829

References


Koeda, K., Yoshino, T., Imai & Tachinara, K. 2014. A review of the genus Pempheris (Perciformes, Pempheridae) of the Red Sea, with description of a new species. Zootaxa 3793(3): 301-330.

Randall, J.E. & Bineesh, K.K. 2014. Review of the fishes of the genus, Pempheris (Perciformes: Pempheridae) of India, with description of a new species and a neotype for P. mangula Cuvier. Journal of the Ocean Science Foundation 10: 20-40.  PDF available, open access.

Randall, J.E. & Victor, B.C. 2015. Descriptions of thirty-four new species of the fish genus Pempheris (Perciformes: Pempheridae), with a key to the species of the western Indian Ocean. Journal of the Ocean Science Foundation 18: 1-77. PDF available open access

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CAAB Code:37357016

Depth:to 20 m

Habitat:Reef associated

Max Size:16 cm TL

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