Zebra Sole, Zebrias quagga (Kaup 1858)


Other Names: Quagga Sole

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Bray, D.J. 2017, Zebrias quagga in Fishes of Australia, accessed 20 Oct 2019, http://fishesofaustralia.net.au/home/species/2184

Zebra Sole, Zebrias quagga (Kaup 1858)

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Distribution

Shark Bay, Western Australia, to Sydney, New South Wales. Inhabits shallow coastal sandy and muddy areas. Elsewhere the species occurs in the tropical Indo-west Pacific.

Feeding

Feeds mostly on benthic invertebrates. 

Species Citation

Aesopia quagga Kaup 1858, Archiv für Naturgeschichte 24(1): 98. Type locality: Bombay (Mumbai), India.

Author

Bray, D.J. 2017

Resources

Australian Faunal Directory

Zebra Sole, Zebrias quagga (Kaup 1858)

References


Chabanaud, P. 1943. Notules Ichthyologiques (Sixième series 20–22). Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris [published 1907-1971] 2 15: 289-293 

Gloerfelt-Tarp, T. & Kailola, P.J. 1984. Trawled Fishes of Southern Indonesia and Northwest Australia. Jakarta : Dir. Gen. Fish. (Indonesia), German Tech. Coop., Aust. Dev. Ass. Bur. 406 pp. 

Kaup, J.J. 1858. Uebersicht der Soleinae, der vierten Subfamilie der Pleuronectidae. Archiv für Naturgeschichte 24(1): 94-104 

Larson, H.K., Williams, R.S. & Hammer, M.P. 2013. An annotated checklist of the fishes of the Northern Territory, Australia. Zootaxa 3696(1): 1-293

Munroe, T.A. 2001. Soleidae, Cynoglossidae. pp. 3878-3901 in Carpenter, K.E. & Niem, T.H. (eds). The Living Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific. FAO Species Identification Guide for Fisheries Purposes. Rome : FAO Vol. 6 pp. 3381-4218. 

Ramm, D.C., Pender, P.J., Willing, R.S. & Buckworth, R.C. 1990. Large-scale spatial patterns of abundance within the assemblage of fish caught by prawn trawlers in Northern Australian waters. Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 41(1): 79-95.

Russell, B.C. & Houston, W. 1989. Offshore fishes of the Arafura Sea. The Beagle, Records of the Museums and Art Galleries of the Northern Territory 6(1): 69-84 

Sainsbury, K.J., Kailola, P.J. & Leyland, G.G. 1984. Continental Shelf Fishes of Northern and North-Western Australia. Canberra : Fisheries Information Service 375 pp. figs & pls.

Seigel, J.A. & Adamson, T.A. 1985. First record of the genus Zebrias (Pisces: Pleuronectiformes: Soleidae) from the Philippine Islands, with the description of a new species. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 98(1): 13-16 fig. 1 

Whitley, G.P. 1964. A survey of Australian Ichthyology. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 89(1): 11-127

Quick Facts


CAAB Code:37462004

Depth:0-40 m

Habitat:Sandy & muddy areas

Max Size:15 cm TL

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