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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 102025 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Galaxias arcanus   Raadik, 2014

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 102 Galaxiidae (Galaxias) - show full list
Standard Name: [a galaxias]
Organism Type: a galaxias
Synonyms: Galaxias olidus [Koehn 1987; Morison & Anderson 1991, in part; Lintermans 1998, in part; Raadik et al 2001, in part; Koehn 2002, in part; Pollino et al 2004, in part; Lintermans 2007, in part]
Galaxias sp. nov. [Raadik, 2001]
Galaxias sp. 2 [Sowersby, 2007; Davies et al 2008; Gilligan et al 2010, Lieschke et al 2013]
Galaxias sp. 3 [Kuiter, 2013]
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Freshwater
Parent Codes: 37 102901     Galaxias spp.
Taxon Notes:Restricted to a thin band on the north of the Great Dividing Range in north-eastern Victoria, including the upper Murray River from near its headwaters and extending westward to the Goulburn River system, at an elevation of between 150–880 m asl (Raadik, 2014).
Common/Standard Name Notes: 'Riffle Galaxias' used by Raadik, 2014

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
FoA 5121
Checked on: 2020-10-20
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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