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Caesioperca lepidoptera (Butterfly perch).jpg
Caesioperca lepidoptera
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Serranidae
Subfamily: Anthiadinae
Genus: Caesioperca
Castelnau, 1872[1]

Caesioperca lepidoptera
Caesioperca rasor

Caesioperca is a genus of ray-finned fish in the sub-family Anthiadinae in the sea bass family Serranidae. It contains just two species,[1][2] found in the ocean off Southern Australia and New Zealand.[3]



  1. ^ a b Bailly, Nicolas (2013). "Caesioperca Castelnau, 1872". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved 2014-02-24.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2016). Species of Caesioperca in FishBase. May 2016 version.
  3. ^ Hutchins, B., and R. Swainson (1996). Sea Fishes of Southern Australia. ISBN 978-1875169788