Al Graham’s Sandperch, Parapercis algrahami Johnson & Worthington Wilmer 2018


Summary:
A sandperch with five narrow dark bars across the upper body and a dark spot dorsally on the caudal-fin base.

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Bray, D.J. 2018, Parapercis algrahami in Fishes of Australia, accessed 01 Oct 2022, https://fishesofaustralia.net.au/home/species/4912

Al Graham’s Sandperch, Parapercis algrahami Johnson & Worthington Wilmer 2018

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Distribution

Endemic to eastern Australia, from east of Dunk Island, Queensland, to off Newcastle, New South Wales, in depths of 67-333 m.

Features

Six canine teeth in outer row at front of lower jaw, palatines with 1–2 rows of teeth, and predorsal scales extending far forward on the nape to the posterior portion of the interorbital region.

Etymology

The species is named for Alastair (Al) Graham, Collection Manager at CSIRO Marine Research, Hobart, in honour of his longstanding efforts in building and maintaining Australian ichthyological collections and helpful co-operation with taxonomic research.

Species Citation

Parapercis algrahami Johnson & Worthington Wilmer 2018, Zootaxa 4388 (2): 159, Figs. 1, 2A-D. Type locality: East of Coolum, Qld, Australia, 26°32'S, 153°39'E, depth 123 m.

Author

Bray, D.J. 2018

Al Graham’s Sandperch, Parapercis algrahami Johnson & Worthington Wilmer 2018

References


Johnson, J.W. & Worthington Wilmer, J. 2018. Three new species of Parapercis (Perciformes: Pinguipedidae) and first records of P. muronis (Tanaka, 1918) and P. rubromaculata Ho, Chang & Shao, 2012 from Australia. Zootaxa 4388 (2): 151–181 https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4388.2.1Abstract

Quick Facts


CAAB Code:37390029

Depth:67–333 m

Max Size:12.5 cm SL

Native:Endemic

Species Maps

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