Blackthroat Threefin, Helcogramma decurrens Click to enlarge image
A Blackthroat Threefin at 7m, old Rapid bay jetty, 25 November 2013. Image: Carl Charter
© Carl Charter

Fast Facts

  • Classification
    Species
    decurrens
    Genus
    Helcogramma
    Family
    Tripterygiidae
    Order
    Perciformes
    Subphylum
    Vertebrata
    Phylum
    Chordata
    Kingdom
    Animalia

Introduction

The Blackthroat Threefin is an Australian endemic species.


Blackthroat Threefin, Helcogramma decurrens
A Blackthroat Threefin at 7m, old Rapid bay jetty, 25 November 2013. Image: Carl Charter
© Carl Charter

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.



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.