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Species Maccullochella macquariensis (Cuvier, 1829)

Trout Cod, Blue Cod, Blue Nose, Bluenose Cod, Bluenosed Cod, Rock Cod

Generic Combinations

 

Miscellaneous Literature Names

 

Introduction

The species is listed as Endangered nationally and in most states. It was listed as Endangered by the IUCN in 1996.

 

Distribution

States

New South Wales, South Australia, Victoria


Extra Distribution Information

Scattered localities in the Murray-Darling system with present distribution probably decreasing, only seven localities are currently known, some fish have been translocated to coastal, NSW; temperate.

Australian Endemic.


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)
drainage basins and coastal and oceanic zones (map not available)

IBRA

NSW, SA, Vic: Murray Darling Depression (MDD), NSW South Western Slopes (NSS), Riverina (RIV), South Eastern Highlands (SEH), Victorian Midlands (VM)

Original AFD Distribution Data

Australian Region

  • Australia
    • New South Wales: Murray-Darling basin
    • South Australia: Murray-Darling basin
    • Victoria: Murray-Darling basin

Ecological Descriptors

Freshwater.

 

General References

Allen, G.R. 1989. Freshwater Fishes of Australia. Neptune, New Jersey : T.F.H. Publications 240 pp., 63 pls. [139]

Allen, G.R., Midgley, S.H. & Allen, M. 2002. Field Guide to the Freshwater Fishes of Australia. Perth : Western Australian Museum 394 pp. [196]

Berra, T.M. & Weatherley, A.H. 1972. A systematic study of the Australian freshwater serranid fish genus Maccullochella. Copeia 1972(1): 53-64 figs 1-7 (distribution)

Cadwallader, P.L. & Backhouse, G.N. 1983. A Guide to the Freshwater Fish of Victoria. Melbourne : F.D. Atkinson Government Printer 249 pp. figs. [104]

Grant, E.M. 2002. Guide to Fishes. Redcliffe : EM Grant Pty Ltd 880 pp. [819] (in part, recognised only one species in genus)

Hammer, M.P. & Walker, K.F. 2004. A catalogue of South Australian freshwater fishes, including new records, range extensions and translocations. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 128(2): 85-97 [88]

Harris, J.H. & Rowland, S.J. 1996. Family Percichthyidae. pp. 150-163 in McDowall, R.M. (ed.). Freshwater Fishes of South-eastern Australia. Sydney : Reed Books 247 pp. [162]

Kuiter, R.H. 2013. Pictorial Guide to Victoria's Freshwater Fishes. Seaford, Victoria : Aquatic Photographics 178 pp. [128]

Lake, J.S. 1978. Australian Freshwater Fishes. Melbourne : Thomas Nelson 160 pp. 140 figs. [50]

Lintermans, M. 2009. Fishes of the Murray-Darling Basin — An Introductory Guide. Canberra : Murray-Darling Basin Commission 157 pp. [MDBC Publication Number 10/07] [78]

McCulloch, A.R. 1929. A check-list of the fishes recorded from Australia. Part II. Memoirs of the Australian Museum 5: 145–329 [152] (in part, recognised only one species in genus)

Merrick, J.R. & Schmida, G.E. 1984. Australian Freshwater Fishes Biology and Management. Sydney : J.R. Merrick 409 pp. figs 280 col. figs. (distribution)

Munro, I.S.R. 1961. Handbook of Australian fishes. Nos 1–42. Australian Fisheries Newsletter 15–17, 19, 20: 1-172 [published as separates 1956–1961] [156] (949, as M. macquariensis, in part)

Nock, C.J., Elphinstone, M.S., Rowland, S.J. & Baverstock, P.R. 2010. Phylogenetics and revised taxonomy of the Australian freshwater cod genus, Maccullochella (Percichthyidae). Marine and Freshwater Research 61: 980-991

Unmack, P.J. 2001. Biogeography of Australian freshwater fishes. Journal of Biogeography 28: 1053-1089 [1062]

Whitley, G.P. 1964. A survey of Australian Ichthyology. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 89(1): 11-127 [42] (841)

 

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)
29-Mar-2018 PERCICHTHYIDAE 09-Mar-2018 MODIFIED Dr Doug Hoese
21-Nov-2012 20-Aug-2013 MODIFIED
30-Mar-2010 MODIFIED