Rainfordia opercularis McCulloch, 1923
Rainfordia
Rainfordia opercularis
photo by Randall, J.E.

Family:  Serranidae (Sea basses: groupers and fairy basslets), subfamily: Liopropomatinae
Max. size:  15 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  reef-associated
Distribution:  Indo-West Pacific: endemic to Australia
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Occurs inshore (Ref. 7300). Found in caves of coral reefs (Ref. 9710). Benthic (Ref. 75154). Secretive (Ref. 9710).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 04 February 2009 Ref. (119314)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Sa-a, Pascualita - 13.09.95
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 06.06.17

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