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
Dark curved band through eye and wide, horizontal dark stripes which fade with age. The dorsal fin of adults tapers to a projecting point; juveniles have six black stripes along the body.
Max Size: 122 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 17.8-30.3°C
Depth: 1-200 m
Habitat: Coral Reef, Rocky Reef
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Common (22% 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: GJ Edgar. 2008. Australian Marine Life. New Holland, Sydney