Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAAB: 37311027

Species Plectranthias japonicus (Steindachner, 1883)

Japanese Perchlet, Pink Sea-perch


Generic Combinations




Northern Territory, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

North West Shelf, west of Port Hedland, WA (21º45´S) to 425 km north-east of Darwin, NT (133º12´E); tropical, eas-Indo-west Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Timor Transition (1), Timor Province (2), Northwest Transition (3), Northwest Province (4)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Continental shelf, continental slope, marine.

Extra Ecological Information

To 255 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)
03-Mar-2022 SERRANIDAE 24-Aug-2021 MODIFIED Dr Doug Hoese (AM) Dr Matthew Lockett (ABRS)
30-Sep-2019 SERRANIDAE 18-Dec-2018 MODIFIED Dr Doug Hoese Dr Matthew Lockett
03-Dec-2012 03-Dec-2012 MODIFIED
30-Mar-2010 MODIFIED