Animal Species:Blackmargin Dartfish, Parioglossus marginalis Rennis & Hoese, 1985

The Blackmargin Dartfish is only known from New South Wales waters. It was described by Australian Museum staff Denise Rennis and Doug Hoese.

Blackmargin Dartfish, Parioglossus marginalis

Katt Srinivasan © Australian Museum

Standard Common Name

Blackmargin Dartfish

Alternative Name/s

Port Hacking Dart-goby

Size range

45 cm

Distribution

The map below shows the Australian distribution of the species based on public sightings and specimens in Australian Museums. Click on the map for detailed information.  Source: Atlas of Living Australia.

Parioglossus marginalis

Distribution by collection data

Ozcam map of Blackmargin Dartfish specimens in the Australian Museum.

What does this mean?

Classification

Species:
marginalis
Genus:
Parioglossus
Family:
Microdesmidae
Order:
Perciformes
Class:
Actinopterygii
Subphylum:
Vertebrata
Phylum:
Chordata
Kingdom:
Animalia

What does this mean?

References

  1. 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
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