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Species Olisthops cyanomelas Richardson, 1850

Herring Cale

 

Generic Combinations

 

Introduction

The monotypic genus Olisthops Richardson 1850 was treated as a junior synonym of Odax Valenciennes 1840 after 1983, prior to the molecular analysis of Clements et al. 2004 which demonstrated that they are not closely related.

 

Distribution

States

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


Extra Distribution Information

Lennox Head, NSW (28°49'S, 153°36'E) (27°S, 153°E) to Geraldton (28°48'S 114°36'E) and Houtman Abrolhos Islands (28°59'S, 113°58'E), WA, and the Tasmanian coast, possibly north to QLD on the east coast (see Johnson 2010, who considered a probably misidentification); temperate.

Australian Endemic.


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IMCRA

Southwest Shelf Transition (30), 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)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, inshore, rock reef.

Extra Ecological Information

Kelp beds, 1–30 m.

 

General References

Bray, D.J. & Hoese, D.F. 2006. Odacinae. pp. 1419-1424 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. [1422] (as Odax cyanomelas)

Clements, K.D., Alfaro, M.E., Fessler, J.L. & Westneat, M.W. 2004. Relationships of the temperate Australasian labrid fish tribe Odacini (Perciformes; Teleostei). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 32: 575-587 [575]

Edgar, G.J. 2008. Australian Marine Life: the plants and animals of temperate waters. Sydney : Reed New Holland 2nd edn, 624 pp. [552] (as Odax cyanomelas)

Edgar, G.J., Last, P.R. & Wells, M.W. 1982. Coastal Fishes of Tasmania and Bass Strait. Hobart : Cat & Fiddle Press 175 pp. [108] (as Olisthops cyanomelas)

Gomon, M.F. 1994. Family Odacidae. pp. 700-710 figs 612-621 in Gomon, M.F., Glover, C.J.M. & Kuiter, R.H. (eds). The Fishes of Australia's South Coast. Adelaide : State Printer 992 pp. 810 figs. [704] (as Odax cyanomelas)

Gomon, M.F. & Paxton, J.R. 1986. A revision of the Odacidae, a temperate Australian-New Zealand labroid fish family. Indo-Pacific Fishes 8: 1-57 figs 1-21 pls 1-6 [dated 1985] [39] (as Odax cyanomelas)

Gomon. M.F. 2008. Family Odacidae. pp. 659-667 in Gomon, M.F., Bray, D.J. & Kuiter, R.H. (eds). Fishes of Australia's Southern Coast. Sydney : Reed New Holland 928 pp. [663]

Hutchins, J.B. 2001. Checklist of the fishes of Western Australia. Records of the Western Australian Museum, Supplement 63: 9-50 [39] (as Odax cyanomelas)

Hutchins, J.B. & Swainston, R. 1986. Sea Fishes of Southern Australia. Complete field guide for anglers and divers. Perth : Swainston Publishing 180 pp. [92, 139]

Kuiter, R.H. 1993. Coastal Fishes of South-eastern Australia. Bathurst : Crawford House Press 437 pp. [308] (as Odax cyanomelas)

Kuiter, R.H. 1996. Guide to Sea Fishes of Australia. A comprehensive reference for divers and fishermen. Sydney, NSW, Australia : New Holland Publishers xvii, 434 pp. [312] (as Odax cyanomelas)

Kuiter, R.H. 2010. Labridae fishes: wrasses. Seaford, Victoria, Australia : Aquatic Photographics pp. 398. [70]

Last, P.R., Scott, E.O.G. & Talbot, F.H. 1983. Fishes of Tasmania. Hobart : Tasmanian Fisheries Development Authority 563 pp. figs. [417] (as Odax cyanomelas)

McCulloch, A.R. 1929. A check-list of the fishes recorded from Australia. Part II. Memoirs of the Australian Museum 5: 145–329 [325] (as Olisthops cyanomelas and p. 324 as Neoodax nebulosus)

Scott, T.D., Glover, C.J.M. & Southcott, R.V. 1974. The Marine and Freshwater Fishes of South Australia. Adelaide : Government Printer 392 pp. figs. [312] (as Olisthops cyanomelas)

Swainston, R. 2011. Swainston's Fishes of Australia: The complete illustrated guide. Camberwell, Victoria : Penguin Australia 836 pp. [633] (as Odax cyanomelas)

Whitley, G.P. 1964. A survey of Australian Ichthyology. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 89(1): 11-127 [52] (1774, as Olisthops cyanomelan)

 

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)
23-Feb-2013 LABROIDEI 23-Feb-2013 MOVED Dr Dianne Bray (NMV) Dr Doug Hoese (AM) Dr Matthew Lockett (AM)
23-Feb-2013 25-Jan-2012 MOVED
15-Jul-2015 MODIFIED