Kimberley grunter

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Kimberley grunter
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Terapontidae
Genus: Syncomistes
Species: S. kimberleyensis
Binomial name
Syncomistes kimberleyensis
Vari, 1978

The Kimberley grunter (Syncomistes kimberleyensis) is a species of fish in the Terapontidae family. It is endemic to Australia, where it lives in the coastal rivers of northern Western Australia. It is known from the Durack, Pentecost, and Bow Rivers of the Kimberley Region.[1]

Kimberley Grunters are benthopelagic and non-migratory.[2]


  1. ^ Froese, R. and D. Pauly, Eds. Syncomistes kimberleyensis. FishBase. 2013.
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  • Wager, R. (1996). "Syncomistes kimberleyensis". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 1996: e.T21252A9261502. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.1996.RLTS.T21252A9261502.en. Retrieved 21 December 2017.