Glaucosoma hebraicum

Glaucosomatidae
West Australian Jewfish, Dhufish, Dhuie, Jewfish, Jewie, West Australian Jewfish, West Australian Pearl Perch, Western Jewfish, Westralian Jewfish
Glaucosoma hebraicum, Adult, Jurien Bay, WA.  Photo: Antonia Cooper
Glaucosoma hebraicum, Juvenile, Jurien Bay, WA.
Glaucosoma hebraicum, Perth, WA.  Photo: Tom Davis

Glaucosoma hebraicum, Adult, Jurien Bay, WA.  Photo: Antonia Cooper
Glaucosoma hebraicum, Juvenile, Jurien Bay, WA.
Glaucosoma hebraicum, Perth, WA.  Photo: Tom Davis

Distribution
Temperate Australasia
Description
Dark curved band through eye and wide, horizontal dark stripes which fade with age. Subtropical to temperate species associated with caves and overhangs on deeper reefs. Endemic to Western Australia. Length to 122cm.
Information
  • Max Size: 122 cm
  • Depth: 1-200 m
  • Habitat: Coral Reef, Rocky Reef
Rarity
  • Threats: Exploitation
  • IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
  • Occurrence: Common (27% of sites)
    Occurrence describes how often the species is found on surveys within its distribution. It is calculated as the % of reef sites surveyed by RLS divers across all the ecoregions in which the species has been observed
  • Abundance: Solitary (1 per transect)
    Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.
Edit by: Joe Shields
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