Kōrero: Coastal fish

Red-banded perch

Red-banded perch

The red banded perch (Hypoplectrodes huntii) is common and widespread. It belongs to the family Serranidae, the sea perches or gropers. Endemic to New Zealand, the red-banded perch inhabits crevices on boulder bottoms. It feeds on crabs and small fish. It grows to around 20 centimetres.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10048445
Photograph by W. Farelly

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Carl Walrond, 'Coastal fish - Widespread fish of the rocky sea floor', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/8834/red-banded-perch (accessed 29 November 2020)

He kōrero nā Carl Walrond, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006