Genus Zeus


Summary:

A widespread genus found in the Atlantic and Indo-Pacific oceans with at least two species, one in Australian waters. Body scales are cycloid, small, circular and almost embedded.

Author: Dianne J. Bray

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Dianne J. Bray, Zeus in Fishes of Australia, accessed 15 Aug 2020, http://136.154.202.208/Home/genus/1617

References


  • Bray, D.J. 1994. Families Zeidae, Oreosomatidae. pp. 416-427 figs 373-381 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.
  • Bray, D.J. 2008. Family Zeidae. pp. 438-440 in Gomon. M.F., Bray, D.J. & Kuiter, R.H (eds). Fishes of Australia's Southern Coast. Sydney : Reed New Holland 928 pp.
  • Heemstra, P.C. 1980. A revision of the zeid fishes (Zeiformes : Zeidae) of South Africa. Ichthyological Bulletin of the J.L.B. Smith Institute, Grahamstown 41: 1-18 figs 1-5 pls 1-2
  • Heemstra, P.C. 1999. Families Parazenidae, Macrocyttidae, Zeidae, Grammicolepididae, Caproidae. pp. 2257–2261 in Carpenter, K.E. & Niem, V.H. (eds) The Living Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific. FAO Species Identification Guide for Fisheries Purposes. FAO Vol. 4 pp. 2069–2790
  • Paxton, J.R., Bray, D.J., Gates, J.E. & Hoese, D.F. 2006. Zeidae. pp. 799-800 in Beesley, P.L. & Wells, A. (eds). Zoological Catalogue of Australia. Volume 35 Australia : ABRS & CSIRO Publishing Parts 1-3 2178 pp.
  • Tyler, J.C., O'Toole, B. & Winterbottom, R.W. (2003). Phylogeny of the genera and families of zeiform fishes, with comments on their relationships with tetraodontiforms and caproids. Smithson. Contrib. Zool. 618: 1–110