Animal Species:Australian Herring, Arripis georgianus (Valenciennes, 1831)
The Australian Herring is a schooling Australian endemic species,
Standard Common Name
Bull Herring, Herring, Rough, Roughy, Ruff, Sea Herring, Tommy, Tommy Rough, Tommy Ruff, Western Herring
The species occurs from south-western Western Australia to the central coast of New South Wales.
Distribution by collection data
The Australian Herring lives in temperate coastal waters.
- Hoese, D.F., Bray, D.J., Paxton, J.R. & G.R. Allen. 2006. Fishes. In Beesley, P.L. & A. Wells. (eds) Zoological Catalogue of Australia. Volume 35. ABRS & CSIRO Publishing: Australia. parts 1-3, pages 1-2178.
Mark McGrouther , Collection Manager, Ichthyology