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CAAB: 37311096

Species Caprodon schlegelii (Günther, 1859)

Sunrise Perch



New South Wales, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

From Bernier Island (24º25´S) to NE of Monte Bello Islands (20º26'S), WA, north east of Hinchinbrook Island QLD (17º59´S) and off Sydney, NSW; tropical, temperate, north-west Pacific (Japan), records from Australia may be of a new, undescribed species (See Kuiter, 2004).

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Northwest Shelf Province (27), Central Western Shelf Transition (28), Central Western Shelf Province (29), Central Eastern Shelf Province (38), Northeast Shelf Province (40)

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Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, continental shelf, inshore, marine, rock reef.

Extra Ecological Information

Often trawled.


History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
03-Mar-2022 SERRANIDAE 19-Aug-2021 MODIFIED Dr Doug Hoese (AM) Dr Matthew Lockett (ABRS)
30-Sep-2019 SERRANIDAE 31-Jul-2019 MODIFIED Dr Doug Hoese Dr Matthew Lockett
03-Dec-2012 03-Dec-2012 MODIFIED
30-Mar-2010 MODIFIED