Nannoperca pygmaea, a new species of pygmy perch (Teleostei: Percichthyidae) from Western Australia.


A new species of pygmy perch (Percichthyidae) from south-western Australia is described on the basis of 15 specimens collected from the Hay River system. Nannoperca pygmaea sp. nov. differs from the sympatric congener N. vittata (Castelnau) by the absence of dark pigment on the ventral surface anterior to the anus, the possession of thin latero-ventral… (More)