Southern Fanfish, Pteraclis velifera (Pallas 1769)

Other Names: Fanfish, Wing Fish

An illustration of a Southern Fanfish, Pteraclis velifera. Source: FAO / EOL. License: CC BY Attribution-Noncommercial


Video of a Fanfish caught offshore north of Port Macquarie, New South Wales. Although identified as Pteraclis aesticola, the pale markings on the dorsal and anal fins are diagnostic for the Fanfish.

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Dianne J. Bray, Pteraclis velifera in Fishes of Australia, accessed 21 Jun 2024,

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