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Leiopotherapon plumbeus

(Leiopotherapon plumbeus)

Description

Leiopotherapon plumbeus, known commonly as the silver perch, is a species of fish in the family Terapontidae, the grunters. It is endemic to the Philippines, where it is called ayungin and bugaong, bigaong, and bagaong.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Perciformes
Family:Terapontidae
Genus:Leiopotherapon
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