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Galaxias rostratus  Klunzinger, 1872
Taxonomic Serial No.: 623467

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Uteranka irvingii Blandowski, 1857
    Galaxias planiceps Macleay, 1881
    Galaxias waitii Regan, 1906
  Common Name(s): Flathead Galaxias [English]
    Murray Jollytail [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons ŕ nageoires rayonnées  
                            OrderOsmeriformes  – argentines, éperlans, argentines, smelts  
                                  SuperfamilyGalaxioidea Müller, 1845  
                                     FamilyGalaxiidae Müller, 1845 – galaxiids  
                                        SubfamilyGalaxiinae Müller, 1845  
                                           GenusGalaxias Cuvier, 1816 – galaxiids  
                                              SpeciesGalaxias rostratus Klunzinger, 1872 – Flathead Galaxias, Murray Jollytail  

  Expert: Matthew E. Neilson  
  Notes: Fish Biologist, U.S. Geological Survey, 7920 NW 71st St, Gainesville, FL 32653   
  Reference for: Galaxias rostratus    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Australian Fish Names Database, 08-Dec-2021, website (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2021   
  Notes: Online version of the Australian Fish Names Standard AS 5300-2015, provided by Fisheries Research and Development Corporation. Available at   
  Reference for: Galaxias rostratus, Flathead Galaxias [English]   
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 17-Mar-2003, website (version 13-Mar-03)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: Galaxias rostratus   
  Source: Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes, 02-May-2022, website (version 02-May-22)  
  Acquired: 2022   
  Notes: Fricke, R., Eschmeyer, W. N. & van der Laan, R. (eds) 2022. ESCHMEYER'S CATALOG OF FISHES: GENERA, SPECIES, REFERENCES. ( Electronic version accessed 05 May 2022   
  Reference for: Galaxias rostratus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Allen, Gerald R., Stephen H. Midgley, and Mark Allen  
  Publication Date: 2002   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Field guide to the freshwater fishes of Australia   
  Page(s): xiv + 394   
  Publisher: Western Australian Museum   
  Publication Place: Perth, Australia   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0730754863   
  Reference for: Galaxias rostratus, Flathead Galaxias [English], Murray Jollytail [English]   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Klunzinger, C. B.  
  Publication Date: 1872   
  Article/Chapter Title: Zur Fischfauna von Süd-Australien   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Archiv für Naturgeschichte, vol. 38, part 1   
  Page(s): 17-47   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: original description   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): McDowall, R. M., and W. Fulton / McDowall, Robert M., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1996   
  Article/Chapter Title: Chapter 10: Family Galaxiidae -- galaxiids   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Freshwater fishes of South-Eastern Australia   
  Page(s): 52-77   
  Publisher: Reed Books   
  Publication Place: Sydney, Australia   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0730104621   
  Reference for: Galaxias rostratus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): McDowall, Robert M., and Robert S. Frankenberg  
  Publication Date: 1981   
  Article/Chapter Title: The galaxiid fishes of Australia (Pisces: Galaxiidae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Records of the Australian Museum, vol. 36, no. 10   
  Page(s): 443-605   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0067-1975   
  Notes: doi:10.3853/j.0067-1975.33.1981.195   
  Reference for: Galaxias rostratus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Paxton, J. R., D. F. Hoese, G. R. Allen and J. E. Hanley  
  Publication Date: 1989   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zoological Catalogue of Australia. Volume 7. Pisces. Petromyzontidae to Carangidae   
  Page(s): xii + 665   
  Publisher: Australian Government Publishing Service   
  Publication Place: Canberra, Australia   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0644094303   
  Reference for: Galaxias rostratus   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Australia  






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