African basslet

The African basslet lives in the reef-associated, marine, depth range 8 - 48 m environment.

The African basslet, Lipropoma africanum is a reef-associated species that inhabits tropical waters from 15°N - 15°S in depths of 8–48 m. This species tends to inhabit the recesses of seaward reefs. More

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African BassletAfrican Basslet (Liopropoma africanum) Tofo - Mozambique - March 2009Photo no. More

* African basslet, Liopropoma africanum Smith, 1954; collected at Aliwal Shoal,previously known from from Inhaca, Comores, Chagos and western Pacific. More

Liopropoma africanum, or the African Basslet, takes its name from the area it hails from, the eastern coast of Africa. This is one of the few species that can be regularly found at depths less than 100 feet. More

Common names

African basslet in English
非洲長鱸 in Mandarin Chinese
非洲长鲈 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Serranidae
Genus : Liopropoma
Species : Liopropoma africanum
Authority : Smith, 1954