A group of small freshwater species endemic to southern Australia. The genus comprises six recognized species, and phylogenomic research indicates that the group contains additional undescribed cryptic species.
Author: Bray, D.J. 2019
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Bray, D.J. 2019, Nannoperca in Fishes of Australia, accessed 03 Jul 2020, http://188.8.131.52/home/genus/941
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