Southern Pygmy Perch

Nannoperca australis Günther, 1861

A small freshwater fish with a deeply notched long-based dorsal fin, a small mouth, and a squarish to slightly rounded tail. Southern Pygmy Perch have a non-serrated preorbital bone and a round pupil. Breeding males develop brilliant red fins.

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What habitats does Nannoperca australis live in?

Southern Pygmy Perch usually occur amongst aquatic vegetation in a wide range of environments.

What is the distribution of Nannoperca australis?

Southeastern Australia including Tasmania although the species has a patchy distribution due population declines

How big does Nannoperca australis grow?

Can grow to around 100mm

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