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barramundi, Asian sea bass (Lates calcarifer)
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barramundi, Asian sea bass (Lates calcarifer)

A large barramundi with a Barcoo grunter in the background. Nick Thorne 14:38, 14 July 2006 (UTC)


The barramundi or Asian sea bass (Lates calcarifer) is a species of catadromous fish in family Latidae of order Perciformes. The species is widely distributed in the Indo-West Pacific region from Southeast Asia to Papua New Guinea and Northern Australia.

Scientific Name: Lates calcarifer (Bloch, 1790)
Common Names: Barramundi, Asian Sea Bass, Barramundi Perch, Giant Perch
Holocentrus calcarifer Bloch, 1790
Coius vacti Hamilton, 1822
Pseudolates cavifrons Alleyne & Macleay, 1877
Lates darwiniensis Macleay, 1878
Lateolabrax japonicus (non Cuvier, 1828)

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