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Fitzmaurice River catchment

A list of species found in the Fitzmaurice river catchment is displayed under the map.

Nr of sites surveyed: 3
Nr of species found: 16
Catchment area: 10370 square km

Species found in the Fitzmaurice river catchment:

Genus Species Common Name Reference
AMBASSIS A. macleayi Macleay's Glassfish Corbett, 1997
Ambassis sp Glassfish Corbett, 1997
Midgley 1981
ARIUS Arius sp Fork-talked Catfish Corbett, 1997
CRATEROCEPHALUS C. stercusmuscarum Fly-specked Hardyhead Corbett, 1997
GLOSSAMIA G. aprion Mouth Almighty Corbett, 1997
Midgley 1981
HEPHAESTUS H. jenkinsi Jenkin's Grunter, Western Sooty Grunter Corbett, 1997
Midgley 1981
LATES L. calcarifer Barramundi Corbett, 1997
LEIOPOTHERAPON L. unicolor Spangled Perch Corbett, 1997
Midgley 1981
MEGALOPS M. cyprinoides Oxeye Herring Corbett, 1997
MELANOTAENIA M. australis Western Rainbowfish Corbett, 1997
M. exquisita Exquisite Rainbowfish Corbett, 1997
Melanotaenia sp. Rainbowfish Midgley 1981
MOGURNDA M. mogurnda Northern Trout Gudgeon Corbett, 1997
Midgley 1981
NEMATALOSA N. erebi Bony Bream Corbett, 1997
NEOSILURUS Neosilurus sp Catfish Midgley 1981
TOXOTES T. chatareus Seven-spot Archerfish Midgley 1981

 

 

This page was updated on 25 June 2008 by ACTFR