Oualan Bullseye, Pempheris oualensis Cuvier, 1831
Cave Sweeper, Cooper Sweeper, Keeled Sweeper
The Oualan Bullseye is dark brown on the back often grading to a lighter brown below. The pectoral fin base is black, as are the tip and leading edge of the dorsal fin.
It occurs in tropical and subtropical waters of the Indo-west-central-Pacific region.
The map below shows the Australian distribution of the species based on public sightings and specimens in Australian Museums. Click on the map for detailed information. Source: Atlas of Living Australia.
- Hoese, D.F., Bray, D.J., Paxton, J.R. & G.R. Allen. 2006. Fishes. In Beesley, P.L. & A. Wells. (eds) Zoological Catalogue of Australia. Volume 35. ABRS & CSIRO Publishing: Australia. parts 1-3, pages 1-2178.
- Randall, J.E., Allen, G.R. & R.C. Steene. 1997. Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea. Crawford House Press. Pp. 557.