Diamondfish, Monodactylus argenteus Click to enlarge image
A school of Diamondfish at a depth of 3 m, Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, 26 Feb 2011. Image: Gaetan Guilhon
© Gaetan Guilhon

Fast Facts

  • Classification
    Species
    argenteus
    Genus
    Monodactylus
    Family
    Monodactylidae
    Order
    Perciformes
    Class
    Actinopterygii
    Subphylum
    Vertebrata
    Phylum
    Chordata

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.