Spangled perch

The Spangled perch lives in the demersal, potamodromous, freshwater, brackish environment.

* The Spangled Perch (Leiopotherapon unicolor), found throughout Australian waters, from pure freshwater to sea water though they spend most their life in fresh water. More

Terapontid, the spangled perch (Leiopotherapon unicolor), does occur sporadically in the northern Murray-Darling Basin. More

Spangled Perch usually grow to a length of 10-15 cm but they occasionally grow to 25 cm and can weigh up to 0.5 kg. Heading. More

The Spangled perch is a hardy species that is well adapted to surviving in diverse environments such as rivers, billabongs, lakes, isolated dams, bore-drains, wells and waterholes in intermittent streams. More

Where once there were only Spangled Perch, Tandans & Eels on offer for anglers; however the local fish stocking group SWFSA plan to make this location a hotspot for freshwater sport fishing in southern Queensland by stocking large numbers of Saratoga in a bid to create a breeding population. More

Spangled perch have been collected from every type of habitat that exists in Central Australia. This includes large ephemeral lakes, major rivers and their associated tributaries, minor isolated streams, springs, flowing bore (well) drains, and human constructed reservoirs and dams. More

spangled perch, western and Midgley's carp gudgeon, and damnbusia were collected here. image 29KK jpeg - "Permanent" waterhole in the Thompson River, Longreach, Queensland. 13 native, 2 exotic, and one translocated species can be found here. More

Basically an opportunistic generalised carnivore, spangled perch eat a wide variety of prey including small aquatic insects, molluscs and crustaceans as well as some plant matter. More

locate spangled perch links and information about spangled perch ( Leiopotherapon unicolor ) for the suburban community of Sunnybank, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. More

Common names

Barcoo Barsch in German (Deutsch)
Bobby in English
Bobby cod in English
Bobby perch in English
Jewel perch in English
Nicky in English
Spangled grunter in English
Spangled perch in English
Trout cod in English
单色匀鯻 in Mandarin Chinese
單色勻鯻 in Mandarin Chinese
銹點潤鯻 in Mandarin Chinese
锈点润鯻 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Terapontidae
Genus : Leiopotherapon
Species : Leiopotherapon unicolor
Authority : G