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Species Hypseleotris galii (Ogilby, 1898)

Firetail Gudgeon, Gale's Carp-gudgeon

 

Generic Combinations

 

Distribution

States

New South Wales, Queensland


Extra Distribution Information

Water Park Creek near Byfield, QLD (22°50'S) to Georges River, Sydney, NSW (33°51'S) and possibly south to Yadboro, west of Ulladulla, NSW (35°22'S), records to the north near Cairns are probably of an undescribed species; subtropical. Thought to have been brought to Sydney from QLD by J.D. Ogilby (Ogilby, 1907), but the species is native to Sydney with material from the type locality described and figured in Waite (1904).

Australian Endemic.


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IBRA

NSW, Qld: Brigalow Belt South (BBS), Nandewar (NAN), New England Tablelands (NET), NSW North Coast (NNC), Sydney Basin (SB), South East Corner (SEC), South Eastern Queensland (SEQ)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Freshwater, nectonic.

 

General References

Allen, G.R. 1989. Freshwater Fishes of Australia. Neptune, New Jersey : T.F.H. Publications 240 pp., 63 pls. [190]

Allen, G.R., Midgley, S.H. & Allen, M. 2002. Field Guide to the Freshwater Fishes of Australia. Perth : Western Australian Museum 394 pp. [295]

Hoese, D.F. 2006. Eleotridae. pp. 1596-1611 in Hoese, D.F., Bray, D.J., Paxton, J.R. & Allen, G.R. Fishes. In, Beesley, P.L. & Wells, A. (eds) Zoological Catalogue of Australia. Vol. 35. Volume 35 Australia : ABRS & CSIRO Publishing Parts 1-3, 2178 pp. [1602]

Hoese, D.F., Larson, H.K. & Llewellyn, L.C. 1980. Family Eleotridae: gudgeons. pp. 169-185 19 figs in McDowall, R.M. (ed.). Freshwater Fishes of South-eastern Australia. Sydney : A.H. & A.W. Reed 208 pp., figs, 32 pls. [181]

Lake, J.S. 1978. Australian Freshwater Fishes. Melbourne : Thomas Nelson 160 pp. 140 figs. [68]

Larson, H.K. & Hoese, D.F. 1996. Family Gobiidae, subfamilies Eleotridinae and Butinae. pp. 200-219 in McDowall, R.M. (ed.). Freshwater Fishes of South-eastern Australia. Sydney : Reed Books 247 pp. [214-215]

Leggett, R. & Merrick, J.R. 1987. Australian Native Fishes for Aquariums. Artarmon : J.R. Merrick Publications 241 pp. 142 figs.

McCulloch, A.R. 1929. A check-list of the fishes recorded from Australia. Part III. Records of the Australian Museum 5: 329–436 [364] (as Carassiops galii)

Merrick, J.R. & Schmida, G.E. 1984. Australian Freshwater Fishes Biology and Management. Sydney : J.R. Merrick 409 pp. figs 280 col. figs. [288]

Pusey, B.J., Kennard, M.J. & Arthington, A.H. 2004. Freshwater Fishes of North-eastern Australia. Collingwood, Victoria : CSIRO Publishing 684 pp. [510-520]

Waite, E.R. 1904. A review of the eleotrids of New South Wales. Records of the Australian Museum 5(5): 277-286 figs 34-36 [281, pl. 34(2)]

Whitley, G.P. 1964. A survey of Australian Ichthyology. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 89(1): 11-127 [55] (2018, as Carassiops galii)

 

History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
04-Dec-2018 GOBIOIDEI 19-Oct-2018 MODIFIED Dr Doug Hoese
14-May-2015 GOBIOIDEI 08-Apr-2014 MODIFIED Dr Doug Hoese
30-Mar-2010 MODIFIED