Glaucosoma

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Glaucosoma
Glaucosoma magnificum.jpg
Glaucosoma magnificum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Glaucosomatidae
D. S. Jordan, 1923
Genus: Glaucosoma
Temminck & Schlegel, 1843
Type species
Glaucosoma buergeri
J. Richardson, 1845

Glaucosoma, the pearl perches, are perciform fishes native to the Indian Ocean waters around Australia and the western Pacific Ocean. This genus is currently the only one assigned to the family Glaucosomatidae.

Species[edit]

The currently recognized species in this genus are:[1]

Timeline[edit]

Quaternary Neogene Paleogene Holocene Pleist. Plio. Miocene Oligocene Eocene Paleocene Quaternary Neogene Paleogene Holocene Pleist. Plio. Miocene Oligocene Eocene Paleocene

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2013). Species of Glaucosoma in FishBase. April 2013 version.