Genus Auxis


Summary:
Key to Australian species of Auxis
1a    Posterior extension of scaly corselet wide, usually 10–15 scales wide below origin of 2nd dorsal fin; naked area dorsally not extending anterior to pectoral-fin tip; 1st gill arch with 43–48 gill rakers….......….Auxis rochei 
1b    Posterior extension of scaly corselet narrow, only 1–5 scales wide below origin of 2nd dorsal fin;  naked area dorsally extending anterior to pectoral-fin tip;  1st gill arch with 36–42 gill rakers.........................….Auxis thazard
Author: Bray, D.J. 2017

Cite this page as:
Bray, D.J. 2017, Auxis in Fishes of Australia, accessed 22 Apr 2019, http://fishesofaustralia.net.au/home/genus/161

References


Gomon, M.F. 2008. Family Scombridae, in Gomon, M.F., Bray, D.J. & Kuiter, R.H. (eds). Fishes of Australia's Southern Coast. Sydney : Reed New Holland 928 pp.