Somali Grubfish, Parapercis sp 11

An undescribed species known only from the Timor Sea off Northwestern Australia. This species has previously been misidentified in Australia as Parapercis somaliensis, which is found only in the northwest Indian Ocean and the Red Sea.

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Dianne J. Bray, Parapercis sp 11 in Fishes of Australia, accessed 28 May 2024,

Somali Grubfish, Parapercis sp 11


Allen, G.R., Cross, N.J. & Allen, C.J. 2006. Pinguipedidae. pp. 1488-1494 in Beesley, P.L. & Wells, A. (eds). Zoological Catalogue of Australia. Volume 35 Australia : ABRS & CSIRO Publishing Parts 1-3, 2178 pp. (as Parapercis somaliensis which is restricted to the NW Indian Ocean and Red Sea)

Quick Facts

CAAB Code:37390022

Depth:90 m

Habitat:Bottom dweller

Max Size:15 cm

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