Callanthias allporti Günther, 1876
Splendid sea perch
photo by CSIRO

Family:  Callanthiidae (Splendid perches)
Max. size:  30 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated; depth range 20 - 100 m
Distribution:  Eastern Indian Ocean: southern Australia, from Western Australia to New South Wales. Southwest Pacific: New Zealand (Ref. 5755).
Biology:  Found inshore (Ref. 7300), near rocky reefs (Ref. 9563).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   

Entered by: Binohlan, Crispina B. - 13.08.95
Modified by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 14.09.95
Checked by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 14.09.95

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