Short-tassel Weedfish, Heteroclinus flavescens (Hutton 1872)

Other Names: Shorttassel Weedfish

A Short-tassel Weedfish, Heteroclinus flavescens. Source: Peter Last / Australian National Fish Collection, CSIRO. License: All rights resrved


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Short-tassel Weedfish, Heteroclinus flavescens (Hutton 1872)

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Port Phillip, Victoria to Port Adelaide, South Australia, and northern Tasmania. Elsewhere, the species occurs in New Zealand. Inhabits shallow seagrass beds and dense macroalgal reefs.


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CAAB Code:37416021

Biology:Live bearer

Depth:0-10 m

Habitat:Reef associated

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