Blackmargin Dartfish, Parioglossus marginalis Click to enlarge image
Blackmargin Dartfish caught at a depth of about .3 m, near Roseville Bridge, Middle Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, 25 February 2012. Image: Katt Srinivasan
© Katt Srinivasan

Fast Facts

  • Classification
    Species
    marginalis
    Genus
    Parioglossus
    Family
    Microdesmidae
    Order
    Perciformes
    Class
    Actinopterygii
    Subphylum
    Vertebrata
    Phylum
    Chordata
    Kingdom
    Animalia
  • Size Range
    45 cm

Introduction

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

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.



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.