Orangetail Dottyback, Pseudochromis flammicauda Lubbock & Goldman 1976


Other Names: Firetail Dottyback, Orange-tail Dottyback

An Orangetail Dottyback, Pseudochromis flammicauda, from Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland. Source: Rick Winterbottom / FishWise Professional. License: CC BY Attribution-Noncommercial-ShareAlike

Summary:
A dark brownish-grey dottyback with a yellow head, and a bright red caudal fin.

Cite this page as:
Bray, D.J. 2018, Pseudochromis flammicauda in Fishes of Australia, accessed 22 Sep 2019, http://fishesofaustralia.net.au/Home/species/3455

Orangetail Dottyback, Pseudochromis flammicauda Lubbock & Goldman 1976

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Distribution

Great Barrier Reef, Queensland and reefs in the Coral Sea.

Species Citation

Pseudochromis flammicauda Lubbock & Goldman 1976, J. Nat. Hist. 10(1): 57, fig. 1. Type locality: One Tree Island, Great Barrier Reef, QLD. 

Author

Bray, D.J. 2018

Resources

Australian Faunal Directory

Orangetail Dottyback, Pseudochromis flammicauda Lubbock & Goldman 1976

References


Gill, A.C. 2004. Revision of the Indo-Pacific dottyback fish subfamily Pseudochrominae (Perciformes: Pseudochromidae). Smithiana, Publication in Aquatic Biodiversity, Monographs 1: 1-213 

Kuiter, R.H. 1996. Guide to Sea Fishes of Australia. A comprehensive reference for divers and fishermen. Sydney, NSW, Australia : New Holland Publishers xvii, 434 pp. 

Lubbock, R. & Goldman, B. 1976. Two distinctive new Australasian Pseudochromis (Teleostei : Perciformes). Journal of Natural History 10(1): 57-64 figs 1-2 

Randall, J.E., Allen, G.R. & Steene, R. 1990. Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea. Bathurst : Crawford House Press 507 pp. figs. 

Randall, J.E., Allen, G.R. & Steene, R. 1997. Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea. Bathurst : Crawford House Press 557 pp. figs. 

Russell, B.C. 1983. Annotated checklist of the coral reef fishes in the Capricorn-Bunker group, Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority. Special Publication Series 1: 1-184 figs 1-2

Quick Facts


CAAB Code:37313005

Depth:3-10 m

Fishing:Aquarium fish (uncommon)

Habitat:Reef associated

Max Size:5.5 cm TL

Native:Endemic

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