Animalia > Chordata > Actinopterygii > Perciformes > Glaucosomatidae > Glaucosoma > Glaucosoma hebraicum

Glaucosoma hebraicum (Dhufish; Dhuie; Jewfish; Jewie; West Australian dhufish; West Australian jewfish; West Australian pearl perch; Western jewfish; Westralian jewfish)

Synonyms: Breviperca lineata
Language: Danish; Japanese; Mandarin Chinese; Russian

Wikipedia Abstract

Glaucosoma hebraicum, the Westralian jewfish, West Australian dhufish or West Australian pearl perch, is a species of fish in the family Glaucosomatidae, the pearl perches. It is native to the waters around Australia from Shark Bay, Western Australia, to the Archipelago of the Recherche at depths to 200 m (660 ft). This species can reach 122 cm (48 in) in length, though most do not exceed 80 cm (31 in). The greatest recorded weight for this species is 26 kg (57 lb). This species is important to local commercial fisheries and is also popular as a game fish.
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Prey / Diet

Glaucosoma hebraicum (Dhufish)[1]


Glaucosoma hebraicum (Dhufish)[1]


Parasitized by 
Cryptocaryon irritans <Unverified Name>[2]
Haliotrema abaddon[3]
Philometra lateolabracis <Unverified Name>[3]


Eastern Indian Ocean: endemic to Australian waters. Distributed from the Recherche Archipelago off Esperance, to Beagle Island, although they are rare north of Shark Bay. Records from Japan (Ref. 559, 12517) and Taiwan (Ref. 5193) are <i>Glaucosoma buergeri</i> (Ref. 27621).;

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
2Species Interactions of Australia Database, Atlas of Living Australia, Version ala-csv-2012-11-19
3Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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