Macquaria sp. nov. 'Kangaroo River'

Kangaroo River perch, Kangaroo River Macquarie perch, Shoalhaven River Macquarie perch

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Missing

Last record: 1998

 

Distribution

Kangaroo River & Shoalhaven River, Shoalhaven area, New South Wales, Australia

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Faulks, L. K., Gilligan, D. M. and Beheregaray, L. B. (2010). Evolution and maintenance of divergent lineages in an endangered freshwater fish, Macquaria australasica. Conservation Genetics 11(3): 921-934.

Garnett, Stephen T., Hayward-Brown, Brittany K. et al. (2022). Australia's most imperilled vertebrates. Biological Conservation 270: 109561. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2022.109561

Huntsdale, Justin (7 December, 2019). Murky hunt for what could be Australia's first extinct native freshwater fish. ABC News (online). Availale at: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-12-07/search-for-potentially-extinct-kangaroo-river-perch/11769692 [Accessed 21 August 2022]

https://www.fishingworld.com.au/news/the-search-for-the-perch

 

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