Large-scale grunter

The Kimberley spangled perch or large-scale grunter (Leiopotherapon macrolepis) is a species of freshwater fish in the family Terapontidae. It is endemic to the Kimberley Region of Western Australia. It is one of the most common species in one of the tributaries of the Prince Regent River.[1]

Large-scale grunter
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L. macrolepis
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Leiopotherapon macrolepis
Vari, 1978

It is sometimes kept as an aquarium pet.[2]

References

  1. Jenkins, A., et al. 2009. Leiopotherapon macrolepis. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. Downloaded on 26 June 2013.
  2. Froese, R. and D. Pauly, Eds. Leiopotherapon macrolepis. FishBase. 2013.


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