Little Fairy Basslet, Sacura parva Heemstra & Randall 1979


Little Fairy Basslet, Sacura parva. Source: Australian National Fish Collection, CSIRO. License: CC BY Attribution-Noncommercial

Summary:
A yellowish-orange deepwater fairy basslet with silvery lower sides, a yellow stripe from the eye to the end of the lower jaw,and a broad yellow margin on the pelvic fins. The third dorsal-fin spine and third soft dorsal-fin ray are elongate. Juveniles reportedly have a black blotch at the rear of the spinous dorsal fin.

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Dianne J. Bray, Sacura parva in Fishes of Australia, accessed 29 Jan 2020, http://136.154.202.208/home/species/3875

Little Fairy Basslet, Sacura parva Heemstra & Randall 1979

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Distribution

Recorded from off northwestern WA. Inhabits deep reefs.

Author

Dianne J. Bray

Little Fairy Basslet, Sacura parva Heemstra & Randall 1979

References


Allen, G.R., 1997. The marine fishes of tropical Australia and south-east Asia. Western Australian Museum, Perth, Western Australia. 292 pp.

Heemstra, P.C. & Randall, J.E. 1979. A revision of the anthiine fish genus Sacura (Perciformes: Serranidae) with descriptions of two new species. J.L.B. Smith Institute of Ichthyology Special Publication 20: 12 pp.

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CAAB Code:37311188

Depth:50-130 m

Habitat:Reef associated

Max Size:12 cm TL

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