Pelsartia humeralis (Ogilby, 1899)
Sea trumpeter
photo by Groeneveld, R.

Family:  Terapontidae (Grunters or tigerperches)
Max. size:  38 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; marine
Distribution:  Eastern Indian Ocean: Endemic to Australia.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Adults occur inshore (Ref. 7300, 75154). Omnivorous species (Ref. 7300, 75154). Eggs are guarded and fanned by the male parent (Ref. 205).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 07.09.95
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.07.13

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