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Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:f2b34448-05eb-40e4-afc7-d7189147191a

LSIDs are persistent, location-independent,resource identifiers for uniquely naming biologically significant resources including species names, concepts, occurrences, genes or proteins, or data objects that encode information about them. To put it simply, LSIDs are a way to identify and locate pieces of biological information on the web.

Data Links

JSON

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WMS

To use WMS services, copy and paste the following GetCapabilities URL into your OGC client (e.g. uDIG, ESRI ArcGIS)
http://biocache.ala.org.au/ws/ogc/ows?q=species:Galaxias olidus
For higher taxa, this will give you a hierarchical listing of layers for each taxon.

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Species presence
 Recorded In Australia
 Terrestrial Habitats
Conservation status
AUEndangered
VICCritically Endangered
VICListed under FFG Act
IUCNCritically Endangered

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    Source: Girraween National Park
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Description

Barred Galaxias is a small cylindrical, scaleless fish that grows to 160 mm. Adults are a dusky light brown to orange with up to 10 large partial or complete ovoid black bars on the sides. There is no mottling of the sides or the dorsal surface. The head is broad and bulbous, with a large eye and mouth gape, and the pelvic and pectoral fins are large. ... source: Australian Biological Resources Study - Species Bank

The Mountain Galaxias has a small head, large mouth and short-based fleshy fins. The colouration of this species is highly variable. It can be yellowish green to brown above, olive to silvery below, and have speckles, blotches and banding. source: Australian Museum Factsheets

Online resources

ANGFA
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Australian Biological Resources Study - Species Bank
Description, Distribution, Ecology, Threats
Australian Museum Factsheets
Description, Distribution, Morphology, Habitat, Images, Occurrence record
Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
Images, Occurrence record
BowerBird
Images, Occurrence record
Encyclopedia of Life
Description
Museum Victoria provider for OZCAM
Images, Occurrence record
Port Phillip Marine Life
Images, Occurrence record
Seafood Services Australia
CAAB Code, Author
Wikipedia
Images, Occurrence record

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Galaxias olidus

Synonyms

Synonyms Source
Galaxias schomburgkii Peters, 1868 Peters, 1868
Published in: Peters, W.C.H. 1868. Über eine neue Nagergattung Chiropodomys penicillatus, so wie über einige neue oder weniger bekannte Amphibien und Fische. Mber. K. Preuss. Akad. Wiss. Berl. Vol. 1868 pp. 448-460 figs 1-2
Galaxias ornatus Castelnau, 1873 Castelnau, 1873
Published in: Castelnau, F.L. de 1873. Contribution to the ichthyology of Australia. 9. New sorts for the Victorian fauna. Proc. Zool. Acclim. Soc. Vict. Vol. 2 pp. 150-153
Galaxias bongbong Macleay, 1881 Macleay, 1881
Published in: Macleay, W.J. 1881. Descriptive catalogue of the fishes of Australia. Part 4. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. Ser. 1 Vol. 6 (2) pp. 202-387
Galaxias findlayi Macleay, 1882 Macleay, 1882
Published in: Macleay, W.J. 1882. On a species of Galaxias found in the Australian Alps. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. Ser. 1 Vol. 7 (1) pp. 106-109
Galaxias kayi Ramsay & Ogilby, 1886 Ramsay & Ogilby, 1886
Published in: Ramsay, E.P. & Ogilby, J.D. 1886. Descriptions of some new Australian fishes. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. Ser. 2 Vol. 1 (1) pp. 4-7
Galaxias oconnori Ogilby, 1912 Ogilby, 1912
Published in: Ogilby, J.D. 1912. On some Queensland fishes. Mem. Qld Mus. Vol. 1 pp. 26-65 2 figs pls 13-14
Galaxias fuscus Mack, 1936 Mack, 1936
Published in: Mack, G. 1936. Victorian species of the genus Galaxias with descriptions of two new species. Mem. Natl Mus. Vic. Vol. 9 pp. 98-101 figs 1-2

Common Names

Common name Source
Mountain Galaxias
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Barred Galaxias
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Brown Galaxias
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Brown Minnow
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Inland Galaxias
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Inland Mountain Trout
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Johnston's Mountain Trout
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Kosciusko Trout
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Ornate Mountain Galaxias
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Ornate Mountain Trout
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Queensland Mountain Trout
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Schomburgk's Minnow
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South Australian Minnow
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Marbled Galaxias
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Working classification

kingdom
ANIMALIA
phylum
CHORDATA
subphylum
VERTEBRATA
suprageneric
GNATHOSTOMATA
suprageneric
PISCES
class
ACTINOPTERYGII
subphylum
EUTELEOSTEI
superorder
PROTACANTHOPTERYGII
order
SALMONIFORMES
suborder
OSMEROIDEI
family
GALAXIIDAE
subfamily
Galaxiinae
genus
Galaxias
species
Galaxias olidus  Recorded in Australia

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