Animal Species:Blackthroat Threefin, Helcogramma decurrens McCulloch & Waite, 1918

The Blackthroat Threefin is an Australian endemic species.

Blackthroat Threefin at Rapid Bay jetty

Carl Charter © Carl Charter

Standard Common Name

Blackthroat Threefin

Alternative Name/s

Gulf Threefin, Southern Triplefin, Threefin, Yellowback Threefin

Distribution

The species occurs in South Australian and Western Australian waters.

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.

Helcogramma decurrens

Classification

Species:
decurrens
Genus:
Helcogramma
Family:
Tripterygiidae
Order:
Perciformes
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.


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