Parapercis robinsoni Fowler, 1929
Smallscale grubfish
photo by Randall, J.E.

Family:  Pinguipedidae (Sandperches)
Max. size:  30 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; depth range 6 - 55 m
Distribution:  Western Indian Ocean: Red Sea to South Africa and Pakistan.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal spines (total): 5-5; Dorsal soft rays (total): 22-22; Anal spines: 1-1; Anal soft rays: 18-18. Body bluish white, with 9 dark brown bars ventrally; belly white; black blotch at base of upper caudal rays and a less distinct blotch at base of lower caudal rays (Ref. 5401).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 16.04.93
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.07.13

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