species: Gerres filamentosus in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Gerres filamentosus
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Gerreidae
Genus Gerres
Species Gerres filamentosus

Distinguishing features

Second dorsal fin of adult long and filamentous; pectoral fin reaching to or beyond level of anal fin origin (Allen and Erdmann, 2012).


  • Size data has not been obtained.

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.



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References that assist with identification

  • Allen and M.V. Erdmann, G.R. (2012). Reef fishes of the East Indies. Volumes I-III in: Reef fishes of the East Indies. Tropical Reef Research, Perth, Australia. LIRS catalog number 90162.