Cryptic Carp Gudgeon, Hypseleotris acropinna Thacker, Geiger & Unmack 2022

Other Names: Murray-Darling Carp Gudgeon

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Bray, D.J. 2022, Hypseleotris acropinna in Fishes of Australia, accessed 28 Sep 2022,

Cryptic Carp Gudgeon, Hypseleotris acropinna Thacker, Geiger & Unmack 2022


Allen, G.R., Midgley, S.H. & Allen, M. 2002. Field Guide to the Freshwater Fishes of Australia. Perth : Western Australian Museum 394 pp. (as Hypseleotris sp. 3)

Larson, H.K. & Hoese, D.F. 1996. Family Gobiidae, subfamilies Eleotridinae and Butinae. pp. 200-219 in McDowall, R.M. (ed.) Freshwater Fishes of South-eastern Australia. Sydney : Reed Books 247 pp. (as Hypseleotris sp. 4, in part)

Thacker, C.E., Shelley, J.J., McCraney, W.T. et al. 2022. Phylogeny, diversification, and biogeography of a hemiclonal hybrid system of native Australian freshwater fishes (Gobiiformes: Gobioidei: Eleotridae: Hypseleotris). BMC Ecology and Evolution 22.

Thacker, C.E. & Unmack, P.J. 2005. Phylogeny and biogeography of the eleotrid genus Hypseleotris (Teleostei: Gobioidei: Eleotridae), with redescription of H. cyprinoidesRecords of the Australian Museum 57: 1-13. (as Hypseleotris sp. 3)

Thacker, C.E., Unmack, P.J., Matsui, L. & Rifenbark, N. 2007. Comparative phylogeography of five sympatric Hypseleotris species (Teleostei: Eleotridae) in south-eastern Australia reveals a complex pattern of drainage basin exchanges with little congruence across species. Journal of Biogeography 34: 1518–1533. 01711.x (as Hypseleotris sp. 3)

Unmack, P.J. 2000 The genus Hypseleotris of southeastern Australia: its identification and breeding biology. Fishes of Sahul 14: 645–657. (as Hypseleotris sp.)

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Habitat:Freshwater streams


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