Argyrops notialis Iwatsuki & Heemstra 2018


Argyrops notialis from Western Australia. Source: Chris Dowling / Flickr. License: All rights reserved

Summary:
This species was previously misidentified in part as Argyrops spinifer.

Cite this page as:
Bray, D.J. 2021, Argyrops notialis in Fishes of Australia, accessed 03 Aug 2021, https://fishesofaustralia.net.au/Home/species/5602

Argyrops notialis Iwatsuki & Heemstra 2018

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Distribution

Endemic to Western Australia, from south of Perth to Port Hedland.

Features

Dorsal fin XI,10; Anal fin III,8-9; Pectoral fin 15; Lateral line (pored scales) 50-51; Scales above lateral line 7.5-8.5; Scales below lateral line 17.5-18.5; Gill rakers 5-6 + 1 + 9-10 = 15-17.  
Preorbital length about equal to pupil diameter.

Etymology

The specific name is from the Latin notialis (= southern), in reference to the Southern Hemisphere distribution of this species (type locality Western Australia).

Species Citation

Argyrops notialis Iwatsuki & Heemstra 2018, Zootaxa 4438(3): 412, Figs. 2B, 3B, 4B. Type locality: Off Carnarvon, near mouth of Shark Bay, Western Australia

Author

Bray, D.J. 2021

Resources

Atlas of Living Australia

Argyrops notialis Iwatsuki & Heemstra 2018

References


Iwatsuki, Y. & Heemstra, P.C. 2018. Taxonomic review of the genus Argyrops (Perciformes; Sparidae) with three new species from the Indo-West Pacific. Zootaxa 4438(3): 401-442. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4438.3.1



Quick Facts


CAAB Code:37353019

Biology:Hermaphrodite

Conservation:IUCN Least Concern

Depth:50-200 m

Habitat:Muddy & sandy areas

Max Size:30 cm SL

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