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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Chordata (phylum)  »  Actinopterygii (class)  »  Osmeriformes (order)  »  Galaxiidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 102023 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Galaxias fuscus   Mack, 1936

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 102 Galaxiidae (Galaxias) - show full list
Standard Name (AS5300): Barred Galaxias
Common Names List: Brown Galaxias
Organism Type: a galaxias
Synonyms: Galaxias olidus [misidentifications in part in the following references: McDowall 1980, McDowall & Frankenberg 1981, Rich 1986, McDowall & Fulton 1996, McDowall, 2003]
Galaxias ornatus [Butcher 1946, in part]
Galaxias olidus fuscus [Frankenberg, 1969; Terzis, 1986]
Galaxias olidus var. fuscus [Koehn & Raadik, 1995]
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Freshwater
Parent Codes: 37 102901     Galaxias spp.
Previous Codes
(if any)
Taxon Notes:Endemic to the Goulburn River system in central Victoria, on the Murray–Darling Basin side of the Great Dividing Range (Raadik, 2014)

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
FoA 1668
View at FoA
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2021-05-05
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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