Sphyraena waitii Ogilby 1908

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Sphyraena waitii Ogilby 1908

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Endemic to eastern Australia, from southern Queensland to eastern Victoria.

Species Citation

Sphyraena waitii Ogilby 1908, Annals of the Queensland Museum 9(1): 29. Type locality: Port Jackson, New South Wales.


Bray, D.J. 2020


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Sphyraena waitii Ogilby 1908


Ballen, G.A. 2019. Nomenclature of the Sphyraenidae (Teleostei: Carangaria): a synthesis of fossil- and extant-based classification systems. Zootaxa 4686(3): 397-408 https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4686.3.5

Fricke, R., Kulbicki, M. & Wantiez, L. 2011. Checklist of the fishes of New Caledonia, and their distribution in the Southwest Pacific Ocean (Pisces). Stuttgarter Beiträge zur Naturkunde A, Neue Serie 4:341-463.

Gomon, M.F. 2008. Families Sphyraenidae to Centrolophidae. pp. 774-800 in Gomon, M.F., Bray, D.J. & Kuiter, R.H. (eds). Fishes of Australia's Southern Coast. Sydney : Reed New Holland 928 pp.

Morishita, S. & Motomura, H. 2020. Sphyraena stellata, a new barracuda from the Indo-Pacific, with redescriptions of S. helleri Jenkins, 1901 and S. novaehollandiae Günther, 1860 (Perciformes: Sphyraenidae). Zootaxa 4772(3): 545-566. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4772.3.6

Ogilby, J.D. 1908. New or little known fishes in the Queensland Museum. Annals of the Queensland Museum 9(1): 3-41

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

Quick Facts

CAAB Code:37382012

Depth:5-40 m

Habitat:Coastal, pelagic

Max Size:31 cm FL


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