Narrowbarred Grubfish, Parapercis muronis (Tanaka 1918)

Other Names: Narrow Barred Grubfish, Narrow-barred Grubfish

Narrowbarred Grubfish, Parapercis cf macrophthalma. Source: Ken Graham / NSW Fisheries. License: All rights reserved

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Bray, D.J. 2018, Parapercis muronis in Fishes of Australia, accessed 04 Mar 2024,

Narrowbarred Grubfish, Parapercis muronis (Tanaka 1918)

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Off Barrow Island to off Cape Leveque, Western Australia, at depths of 126-210 m. Elsewhere the species occurs in the Western North Pacific: Japan, Taiwan, Philippines.

Species Citation

Neopercis muronis Tanaka 1918, Zoological Magazine Tokyo 30(356): 227. Type locality: Tanabe, Wakayama Prefecture, Japan.


Bray, D.J. 2018

Narrowbarred Grubfish, Parapercis muronis (Tanaka 1918)


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

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CAAB Code:37390009

Depth:126-210 m

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