Leiopotherapon

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Leiopotherapon
Leiopotherapon plumbeus.jpg
Leiopotherapon plumbeus being sold in a Philippine market.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Terapontidae
Genus: Leiopotherapon
Fowler, 1931
Species

4, see text

Leiopotherapon is a genus of fish in the family Terapontidae, the grunters. Three species are endemic to Australia, while L. plumbeus is from the Philippines. They are mainly found in freshwater, although H. unicolor also occurs in desert lakes with higher salinity.

Species include:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Froese, R. and D. Pauly, Eds. Leiopotherapon. FishBase. 2013.