Greycheek Basslet, Lepidoperca caesiopercula (Whitley 1951)

Greycheek Basslet, Lepidoperca caesiopercula. Source: Ken Graham / NSW Fisheries. License: All rights reserved

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Greycheek Basslet, Lepidoperca caesiopercula (Whitley 1951)

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Cape Moreton, Queensland, to Sydney, New South Wales.

Species Citation

Anthias pulchellus caesiopercula Whitley 1951,  Rec. Aust. Mus. 22(4): 398. Type locality: 5 1/4 miles northeast of Cape Moreton, Queensland, depth 92 m.


Bray, D.J. 2018


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Greycheek Basslet, Lepidoperca caesiopercula (Whitley 1951)


Johnson, J.W. 2010. Fishes of the Moreton Bay Marine Park and adjacent continental shelf waters, Queensland, Australia. pp. 299-353 in Davie, P.J.F. & Phillips, J.A. Proceedings of the Thirteenth International Marine Biological Workshop, The Marine Fauna and Flora of Moreton Bay. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 54(3) 

Kuiter, R.H. 2004. Basslets, Hamlets and their relatives. A comprehensive guide to selected Serranidae and Plesiopidae. Chorleywood, UK : TMC Publishing 1, 216 pp. 

Roberts, C.D. 1989. A revision of New Zealand and Australian orange perches (Teleostei; Serranidae) previously referred to Lepidoperca pulchella (Waite) with description of a new species of Lepidoperca from New Zealand. Journal of Natural History 23(3): 557-589 Abstract

Whitley, G.P. 1951. Studies in Ichthyology No. 15. Records of the Australian Museum 22(4): 389-408 figs 1-14 DOI:10.3853/j.0067-1975.22.1951.616 Open access

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CAAB Code:37311092

Depth:90-110 m

Habitat:Reef associated

Max Size:15 cm TL


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