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Galaxias versicolor  Castelnau, 1872
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1181547

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s):    
  Valid Name: Galaxias maculatus (Jenyns, 1842)
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: invalid - junior synonym   
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

  Expert: Matthew E. Neilson  
  Notes: Fish Biologist, U.S. Geological Survey, 7920 NW 71st St, Gainesville, FL 32653   
  Reference for: Galaxias versicolor    
  Other Source(s):    
  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 versicolor   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Berra, Tim M. / Reis, Roberto E., Sven O. Kullander, and Carl J. Ferraris, Jr., eds.  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title: Family Galaxiidae (Galaxiids)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Check list of the freshwater fishes of South and Central America   
  Page(s): 503-506   
  Publisher: EDIPURS   
  Publication Place: Porto Alegre, Brasil   
  ISBN/ISSN: 85-7430-361-5   
  Reference for: Galaxias versicolor   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Castelnau, F. L.  
  Publication Date: 1872   
  Article/Chapter Title: Contribution to the ichthyology of Australia. No. 1. The Melbourne fish market   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Proceedings of the Zoological and Acclimatisation Society of Victoria, Melbourne, vol. 1   
  Page(s): 29-242   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: original description   
  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 versicolor   
  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 versicolor   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Paxton, J. R., J. E. Gates, D. J. Bray, and D. F. Hoese / Hoese, D. F., D. J. Bray, et al., eds  
  Publication Date: 2006   
  Article/Chapter Title: Galaxiidae   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zoological Catalogue of Australia. Volume 35. Fishes, Part 1   
  Page(s): 402-411   
  Publisher: CSIRO Publishing   
  Publication Place: Collingwood, Australia   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0643093311   
  Reference for: Galaxias versicolor   

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