Jackass Morwong, Nemadactylus macropterus (Forster 1801)


Other Names: Deep Sea Perch, Deepsea Perch, Jackass Fish, Morwong, Mowi, Mowie, Sea Bream, Silver Perch, Squeeker Perch, Tarakihi, Terakihi

A Jackass Morwong, Nemadactylus macropterus. Source: Rudie H. Kuiter / Aquatic Photographics. License: All rights reserved

Summary:
A large silvery morwong with a broad black band from the nape to the pectoral-fin base, and elongate upper pectoral-fin rays.

Cite this page as:
Dianne J. Bray, Nemadactylus macropterus in Fishes of Australia, accessed 16 Nov 2018, http://fishesofaustralia.net.au/home/species/433

Jackass Morwong, Nemadactylus macropterus (Forster 1801)

References


Allan, R. 2002. Australian Fish and How to Catch Them. Sydney : New Holland Publishers (Australia) 394 pp.

Allen, G.R. & Heemstra, P.C. 1976. Cheilodactylus rubrolabiatus, a new species of morwong (Pisces : Cheilodactylidae) from Western Australia, with a key to the cheilodactylid fishes of Australia. Records of the Western Australian Museum 4(4): 311-325 figs 1-2

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Burridge, C.P. & Smolenski, A.J. 2000. Microsatellite loci from the marine fish Nemadactylus macropterus (Perciformes: Cheilodactylidae). Molecular Ecology 9: 1180-1181.

Burridge, C.P. & Smolenski, A.J. 2003. Lack of genetic divergence found with microsatellite DNA markers in the tarakihi Nemadactylus macropterus. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 37: 223-230.

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Forster, J.R. in Bloch, M.E. & Schneider, J.G. 1801. Systema Ichthyologiae Iconibus ex Illustratum. Berlin. 584 pp. 110 pls

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Kailola, P.J., Williams, M.J., Stewart, P.C., Reichelt, R.E., McNee, A. & Grieve, C. 1993. Australian Fisheries Resources. Canberra : Bureau of Resource Sciences and the Fisheries Research and Development Corporation 422 pp.

Kuiter, R.H. 1993. Coastal Fishes of South-eastern Australia. Bathurst : Crawford House Press 437 pp.

Kuiter, R.H. 1994. Family Cheilodactylidae. pp. 644-655, figs 566-574 in Gomon, M.F., Glover, C.J.M. & Kuiter, R.H. (eds). The Fishes of Australia's South Coast. Adelaide : State Printer 992 pp. 810 figs.

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Quick Facts


CAAB Code:37377003

Depth:0-400 m

Habitat:Reef associated

Max Size:80 cm

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