Barber Perch
Caesioperca rasor

Summary

A pelagic schooling fish found only in southern Australia. Adult males are bluish with a black bar on the side. Females are pinkish with a blue line below the eye. Small juveniles are pink to pinkish-orange with a dark mauve head.

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Habitat

Sheltered coastal reefs

Distribution

Southern Australia from WA to Victoria including Tasmania

Size

Can grow to around 26cm

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This distribution guide is provided by The Atlas of Living Australia
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