Pearlspot Fairy Basslet, Selenanthias analis Tanaka 1918


Other Names: Pearl-spotted Fairy Basslet

A Pearlspot Fairy Basslet, Selenanthias analis, from Taiwan - ASIZ P0063074. Source: Taiwan Biodiversity Information Facility (TaiBIF). License: CC BY Attribution-Noncommercial


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Bray, D.J. 2021, Selenanthias analis in Fishes of Australia, accessed 07 Mar 2021, http://136.154.202.208/home/species/1722

Pearlspot Fairy Basslet, Selenanthias analis Tanaka 1918

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Distribution

North West Shelf, Western Australia, and the Arafura Sea, Northern Territory. Elsewhere the species occurs in the west Pacific: Philippines north to southern Japan, south  Australia and New Caledonia.

Features

Dorsal fin X, 15-17; Anal fin III, 7; Pectoral fin 15; Gill rakers 9-10 + 19; Lateral line scales (pored) 36-38.

Body oblong, eye large, diameter greater than or equal to snout length. Mouth large, small canines at front of jaws. Upper caudal fin lobe with filamentous rays.

Author

Bray, D.J. 2021

Pearlspot Fairy Basslet, Selenanthias analis Tanaka 1918

References


Gill, A.C., Pogonoski, J.J., Moore, G.I. & Johnson, J.W. 2021. Review of Australian species of Plectranthias Bleeker and Selenanthias Tanaka (Teleostei: Serranidae: Anthiadinae), with descriptions of four new species. Zootaxa 4918(1): 1-116. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4918.1.1

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CAAB Code:37311049

Depth:200–204 m

Habitat:Reef associated

Max Size:13 cm SL

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