Western Butterfish

Pentapodus Vitta
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Pentapodus Vitta
Other names Black Stripe Butterfish, Butterfish, Striped Whiptail, Western Australian Butterfish, Western Threadfin Bream, Western Whiptail
Size Up to 26 cm (10.23 in)
Weight Up to .40 kg (.88 lb)


Habitat & AU Distribution Coastal waters, estuaries & bays amongst rocky areas, seagrass beds & reefs
Depth Range
Western Butterfish Distribution
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