Midgley's grunter

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Midgley's grunter
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Terapontidae
Genus: Pingalla
Species: P. midgleyi
Binomial name
Pingalla midgleyi
Allen & Merrick, 1984

Pingalla midgleyi is a species of fish in the family Terapontidae known by the common names black-blotch grunter and Midgley's grunter. It is endemic to the Northern Territory of Australia, where it occurs in the Alligator, Katherine, and Daly River systems.[1] It is a resident of Kakadu National Park.[2]


  1. ^ Froese, R. and D. Pauly, Eds. Pingalla midgleyi. FishBase. 2013.
  2. ^ Jenkins, A., et al. 2009. Pingalla midgleyi. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. Downloaded on 26 June 2013.