Genus Arripis


Summary:
A genus with four species, three occurring in Australia and the fourth, Arripis xylabion, restricted to Lord Howe Island, Norfolk Island and New Zealand. 

Key to southern Australian species of Arripis

1a. Dorsal fin with 13–14 segmented rays; scales rough to touch; lower limb of 1st gill arch with 28–32 gill rakers; tips of caudal fin black……...……...............................................................Arripis georgianus

1b. Dorsal fin with 15–19 segmented rays;  scales smooth to touch;  lower limb of 1st gill arch with 16–24 gill rakers; no black on caudal-fin tips………...................................…….………...…….2


2a. 1st gill arch with 7–11 + 16–17 gill rakers ……...................…….........................………….….…Arripis truttaceus

2b. 1st gill arch with 9–13 + 20–24 gill rakers …...………………......................................…………Arripis trutta
Author: Martin F. Gomon

Cite this page as:
Martin F. Gomon, Arripis in Fishes of Australia, accessed 14 Dec 2019, http://fishesofaustralia.net.au/home/genus/127