Southern Longfin, Beliops xanthokrossos Hardy 1985


A Southern Longfin, Beliops xanthokrossos. Source: Rudie Kuiter / Aquatic Photographics. License: All rights reserved


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Bray, D.J. 2018, Beliops xanthokrossos in Fishes of Australia, accessed 15 Nov 2018, http://fishesofaustralia.net.au/home/species/4613

Southern Longfin, Beliops xanthokrossos Hardy 1985

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Distribution

Endemic to southern Australia, from Kangaroo Island, South Australia, to Port Denison, Western Australia.

Size

To a length of 26 mm.

Biology

Females lay demersal eggs that are guarded by the male parent.

Species Citation

Beliops xanthokrossos Hardy 1985, N.Z. J. Zool. 11(4): 378, figs 2D, 10. Type locality: Kingston Reef, Rottnest Island, WA. 

Author

Bray, D.J. 2018

Resources

Australian Faunal Directory

Southern Longfin, Beliops xanthokrossos Hardy 1985

References


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

Hardy, G.S. 1985. Revision of the Acanthoclinidae (Pisces: Perciformes), with descriptions of a new genus and five new species. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 11(4): 357-393 figs 1-14 PDF available, open access

Hardy, G.S. 1994. Family Acanthoclinidae. pp. 558-559 fig. 496 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. 

Kuiter, R.H. 2004. Basslets, Hamlets and their relatives. A comprehensive guide to selected Serranidae and Plesiopidae. Chorleywood, UK : TMC Publishing 1, 216 pp. 

Mooi, R.D. 2008. Family Plesiopidae. pp.550-556 in Gomon, M.F., Bray, D.J. & Kuiter, R.H. (eds). Fishes of Australia's Southern Coast. Sydney : Reed New Holland 928 pp. 

Mooi, R.D. & Gill, A.C. 2004. Notograptidae, sister to Acanthoplesiops Regan (Teleostei: Plesiopidae: Acanthoclininae), with comments on biogeography, diet and morphological convergence with Congrogadinae (Teleostei: Pseudochromidae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 141: 179-205.

Neira, F.J., Miskiewicz, A.G. & Trnski, T. 1998. Larvae of temperate Australian fishes: laboratory guide for larval fish identification. Nedlands, Western Australia : University of Western Australia press 474 pp.

Smith-Vaniz, W.F. & Johnson, G.D. 1990. Two new species of Acanthoclininae (Pisces: Plesiopidae) with a synopsis and phylogeny of the subfamily. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia 142: 211-260

Quick Facts


CAAB Code:37319001

Depth:0-15 m

Habitat:Reef associated

Max Size:3 cm TL

Native:Endemic

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