Hypseleotris sp. nov. 'Gunning ghost'



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status




near Gunning, New South Wales, Australia


Biology & Ecology










Foden, Blake. (2019). The mystery of a team of Canberra 'ghostbusters' and a 'freaky fish'. Canberra Times online, 24 March.

Thacker, C. E., Geiger, D. L. and Unmack, P. J. (2022). Species delineation and systematics of a hemiclonal hybrid complex in Australian freshwaters (Gobiiformes: Gobioidei: Eleotridae: Hypseleotris). R. Soc. Open Sci. 9: 220201. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.220201

Unmack, P. J., Adams, M., Bylemans, J., Hardy, C. M., Hammer, M. P. and Georges, A. (2019). Perspectives on the clonal persistence of presumed ‘ghost’ genomes in unisexual or allopolyploid taxa arising via hybridization. Scientific Reports 9: 4730.


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