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Achoerodus viridis (Wrasse; Red groper; Giant pigfish; Eastern blue wrasse; Eastern blue groper; Brown groper; Blue groper)

Synonyms: Heterochoerops viridis; Platychoerops badius; Trochocopus unicolor
Language: Mandarin Chinese

Wikipedia Abstract

Blue gropers are two fish species from the genus Achoerodus. They are found in the coastal waters of southern Australia and distinguished by the bright blue colouring of the adult males. The eastern blue groper (Achoerodus viridis) is found from Hervey Bay in southern Queensland to Wilsons Promontory in Victoria. The range of the western blue groper (Achoerodus gouldii) stretches from the Houtman Abrolhos in Western Australia to west of Melbourne.
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New South Wales

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Australia; East Central Australian Shelf; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Southwest; Southwest Pacific: southeastern Australia.;

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Species recognized by Group expert : Westneat, M., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
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