Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAAB: 37390009

Species Parapercis muronis (Tanaka, 1918)

Narrowbarred Grubfish, Five-barred Sandperch, Narrow Barred Grubfish, Narrow-barred Grubfish


Generic Combinations


Miscellaneous Literature Names



Ho & Johnson (2013) indicated that the records of P. macrophthalma from Australia were apparently based on an undescribed species; but subsequently determined to be P. muronis (see Johnson & Worthington Wilmer (2018).




Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

West-southwest of Barrow Island (20°59’25”S, 114°43’44”E), northward to north-west of Cape Leveque (14°59’25.2”S, 121°39’09”E), other records from Australia based on misidentifications, particularly of P. flavolabiata; tropical, Indo-west Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Timor Province (2), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Northwest Transition (3)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Continental shelf, continental slope.

Extra Ecological Information

Depth range: 126-204 m.


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)
31-Jul-2018 PINGUIPEDIDAE 07-Jun-2018 MODIFIED Dr Doug Hoese Dr Matthew Lockett
08-Oct-2015 TRACHINOIDEI 15-Aug-2015 MODIFIED Dr Dianne Bray (NMV) Dr Doug Hoese (AM) Dr Matthew Lockett (AM)
22-Sep-2011 22-Sep-2011 MODIFIED
27-Jul-2010 MODIFIED