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CAAB: 37429037

Species Oxyeleotris fimbriata (Weber, 1907)

Fimbriate Gudgeon, Rough-scaled Loter


Generic Combinations



This species is difficult to separate form Oxyeleotris aruensis. Both are found together in rivers of Cape York, with this species not currently known from south of the Pascoe River, QLD. It is likely that some literature records are misidentifications.





Extra Distribution Information

Westerly flowing streams of Cape York from Cockatoo Creek (11°32'S) to Ducie River (12°03'S) and eastern rivers of Cape York (Pascoe River), QLD; tropical, New Guinea.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Qld: Cape York Peninsula (CYP)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, freshwater.


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 01-Jun-2018 MODIFIED Dr Doug Hoese
14-May-2015 GOBIOIDEI 30-Apr-2014 MODIFIED Dr Doug Hoese
15-Feb-2012 MODIFIED