Australian Museum Journal A revision of the Australian plesiopid fish genus Paraplesiops, with notes on other Australian genera

Shortform:
Hoese and Kuiter, 1984, Rec. Aust. Mus. 36(1): 7–18
Author(s):
Hoese, Douglass F.; Kuiter, Rudie H.
Year published:
1984
Title:
A revision of the Australian plesiopid fish genus Paraplesiops, with notes on other Australian genera
Serial title:
Records of the Australian Museum
Volume:
36
Issue:
1
Start page:
7
End page:
18
DOI:
10.3853/j.0067-1975.36.1984.322
Language:
English
Date published:
15 June 1984
Cover date:
15 June 1984
ISSN:
0067-1975
CODEN:
RAUMAJ
Publisher:
The Australian Museum
Place published:
Sydney, Australia
Subjects:
FISHES
Digitized:
14 May 2009
Available online:
16 July 2009
Reference number:
322
EndNote package:
EndNote file
Title page:
Title page (192kb PDF)
Complete work:
Complete work (2582kb PDF)

Abstract

The species of the Australian endemic genus Paraplesiops are reviewed. Three previously described species (P. poweri, P. bleekeri and P. meleagris) are recognized and P. alisonae is described as new. Paraplesiops meleagris is shown to vary geographically in scale and gill raker counts. A key is provided to Australian plesiopid genera, and characteristics are given to allow identification of genera.