Teleostei (teleosts) > Perciformes/Serranoidei
(Groupers) > Liopropomatidae
(Painted basslets) > Liopropomatinae
Etymology: Liopropoma: Greek, leio = smooth + Greek, pro = in front of + Greek, poma, -atos = cover, operculum (Ref. 45335).
More on authors: Randall & Taylor.
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Marine; demersal; depth range 0 - 61 m (Ref. 90102). Tropical
Western Pacific: known only from a single specimen from Madang on the northeastern coast of New Guinea.
Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Max length : 6.7 cm SL (female)
Morphology | Morphometrics
Collected from an outer reef slope off Cranked Island. Solitary and cryptic (Ref 90102).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Randall, J.E. and L. Taylor, 1988. Review of the Indo-Pacific fishes of the serranid genus Liopropoma, with descriptions of seven new species. Indo-Pac. Fish. (16):47 p. (Ref. 6180)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 126983)
Threat to humans
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