Bluelined Hulafish, Trachinops brauni Allen 1977

Other Names: Blue-lined Hulafish, Blue-lined Prettyfin, Brauns Hulafish, Braun's Hulafish

Bluelined Hulafish, Trachinops brauni. Source: Rudie H. Kuiter / Aquatic Photographics. License: Rights: All rights reserved

A small dark bluish hulafish with an iridescent pale blue stripe below the dorsal fin and a white underside.

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Dianne J. Bray, Trachinops brauni in Fishes of Australia, accessed 19 May 2024,

Bluelined Hulafish, Trachinops brauni Allen 1977


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Kuiter, R.H. 1994. Family Plesiopidae. pp. 552-558 figs 490-495 in Gomon, M.F., Glover, C.J.M. & Kuiter, R.H. (eds). The Fishes of Australia's South Coast. Adelaide : State Printer 992 pp. 810 figs.

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Mooi, R.D. 2008. Family Plesiopidae. pp.550-556 in Gomon. M.F., Bray, D.J. & Kuiter, R.H (eds). Fishes of Australia's Southern Coast. Sydney : Reed New Holland 928 pp.

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CAAB Code:37316016

Depth:2-35 m

Habitat:Reef associated

Max Size:8 cm TL


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