Parapercis flavescens Fourmanoir & Rivaton, 1979
Parapercis flavescens
photo by Ho, H.-C.

Family:  Pinguipedidae (Sandperches)
Max. size:  8.9 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; depth range - 360 m
Distribution:  Western Central Pacific: New Caledonia.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 5; Anal soft rays: 19. Body with yellow bars. Lateral line grey. Snout and eye yellow olive. Dorsal and anal fins golden yellow. Eye very large, about 3 times I head length. Fifth dorsal-fin spine longest. Last interspinous membrane of dorsal fin connected horizontally to first ray (Ref 42740).
Biology: 
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (119314)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Garilao, Cristina V. - 10.09.03

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