Hypseleotris sp. nov. 'Gunning ghost'

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Rediscovered

 

Distribution

near Gunning, New South Wales, Australia

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

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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