Southern gurnard perch

The Southern gurnard perch lives in the demersal, marine, depth range 10 - 137 m environment.

The Southern Gurnard Perch is endemic to south-eastern Australia. During the day it is usually buried in sandy channels. Identification The Southern Gurnard Perch has a relatively shallow body that becomes increasingly compressed posteriorly. More

A Southern Gurnard Perch photographed at night at a depth of 10 m, Port Phillip Bay, Victoria. More

southern gurnard perch, shrimps, 4xcommon grazer(snail), one nerite. Parameters: nitrites <0.5 nitrates 20 pH 7.4 SG approx 1.012 I have no lighting, except for some sunlight (not direct). More

Common names

Southern gurnard perch in English

Order : Scorpaeniformes
Family : Neosebastidae
Genus : Maxillicosta
Species : Maxillicosta meridianus
Authority : Motomura, Last & Gomon,2006