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Parma microlepis

White ear at the fallen cliffs Dive site at Eagle Hawk neck TAS at around 28m on the 15th of November.

Weight 0.500kg
Depth 25m
Parma microlepis

About this species

The most distinguishing mark is a silvery-white blotch where an ear may be on a fish if fish had ears....it is actually on its gill cover or opercle. Otherwise the fish is brownish-black, although the juveniles of the species are colourful. Larger adults may have blue dots on the tail. Log the white-ear if you spot south of St Helens. Read more…

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