Green Jobfish (species: Aprion virescens) in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Aprion virescens
Green Jobfish

©Lyle Vail: Aprion virescens at Cobia Hole, Lizard Island.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Lutjanidae
Genus Aprion
Species Aprion virescens



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Up to 100 cm (Length according to Allen et al (2003))

Depth range

  • Depth range data is not yet available.



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Web resources


References that assist with identification

  • Allen, G., R. Steene, P. Humann and N. Deloach (2003). Reef fish identification: Tropical Pacific New World Publications Inc., Jacksonville, FL, USA.

Other references

  • Barnett, L.J., T.L. Miller and T.H. Cribb (2010). Two new Stephanostomum-like cercariae (Digenea: Acanthocolpidae) from Nassarius dorsatus and N. olivaceus (Gastropoda: Nassariidae) in central Queensland, Australia, Zootaxa, 2445: 35-52. LIRS catalog number 1332.
  • Bray, R.A., B.L. Webster, P. Bartoli and D.T.J. Littlewood (2005). Relationships within the Acanthocolpidae Luehe, 1906 and their place among the Digenea, Acta Parasitologica, 50: 281-291. LIRS catalog number 955.
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