Australian Biological Resources Study

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Genus Myxus Günther, 1861


Thomson (1997) included Mugil capensis from South Africa in this genus, but more recently Durand et al. (2012) separated that species into the genus Pseudomugil. Thomson (1997) also included Trahcystoma petardi in Myxus.




New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

South-west Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Lord Howe Province (14), Norfolk Island Province (21), Southwest Shelf Province (31), Great Australian Bight Shelf Transition (32), Spencer Gulf Shelf Province (33), Western Bass Strait Shelf Transition (34), Bass Strait Shelf Province (35), Tasmanian Shelf Province (36), Southeast Shelf Transition (37), Central Eastern Shelf Province (38), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northeast Shelf Province (40)

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)
13-Apr-2015 MUGILIFORMES 10-Aug-2014 MODIFIED Dr Doug Hoese
12-Feb-2010 (import)