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Banded Seaperch

( Hypoplectrodes nigroruber )

Other names

Red Spangled Sea-perch, Black-banded Seaperch

How to Catch
Fast Facts
  • Is a member of the family¬†Serranidae (sea basses, cods and groupers)
  • Can grow to 30cm in length
  • Distinguishing large bulging eyes
  • Endemic to the temperate waters of Southern Australia between NSW and WA
  • Bottom-dwelling
  • Frequents coastal reef environments