Parapercis is a genus of sandperches belonging to the fish family Pinguipedidae.

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Parapercis cylindrica
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Trachiniformes
Family: Pinguipedidae
Genus: Parapercis
Bleeker, 1863
Type species
Sciaena cylindrica
Bloch, 1792


Parapercis roseoviridis

There are currently 79 recognized species in this genus:


  1. ^ Ho, H.-C., Heemstra, P.C. & Imamura, H. (2014): A new species of the sandperch genus Parapercis from the western Indian Ocean (Perciformes: Pinguipedidae). Zootaxa, 3802 (3): 335–345.
  2. ^ Chen, I-S., Tsai, T.-H. & Hsu, S.-L. (2014): A new Parapercis species from the Dongsha Island, South China Sea with comments on a new record from Taiwan. Journal of Marine Science and Technology, 21 (Suppl.) [2013]: 230-233.
  3. ^ a b c Ho, H.-C. (2015). "Description of a new species and redescriptions of two rare species of Parapercis (Perciformes: Pinguipedidae) from the tropical Pacific Ocean" (PDF). Zootaxa. 3999 (2): 255–271. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3999.2.5.CS1 maint: uses authors parameter (link)
  4. ^ Ho, H.-C. & Johnson, J.W. (2013). "Redescription of Parapercis macrophthalma (Pietschmann, 1911) and description of a new species of Parapercis (Pisces: Pinguipedidae) from Taiwan" (PDF). Zootaxa. 3620: 273–282. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3620.2.5.
  5. ^ Johnson, J.W., Struthers, C.D. & Worthington Wilmer, J. (2014): Parapercis nigrodorsalis (Perciformes: Pinguipedidae), a new species of sand-perch from northern New Zealand and the Norfolk Ridge, Tasman Sea and remarks on P. binivirgata (Waite, 1904). Zootaxa, 3856 (4): 484–500.
  6. ^ Ho, H.-C. (2014): Redescription of Parapercis okamurai Kamohara, 1960 (Perciformes: Pinguipedidae), based on specimens newly collected from Taiwan and Japan. Zootaxa, 3857 (4): 581–590.