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Species profile—Maccullochella mariensis (Mary River cod)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) → Percichthyidae (basses and cods) → Maccullochella mariensis (Mary River cod)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes)
Family
Percichthyidae (basses and cods)
Scientific name
Maccullochella mariensis (Rowland, 1993)
Common name
Mary River cod
Type reference
Rowland, S.J. (1993). Maccullochella ikei, an endangered species of freshwater cod (Pisces: Percichthyidae) from the Clarence River system, NSW and M. peelii mariensis, a new subspecies from the Mary River system, Qld. Records of the Australian Museum 45(2): 121-145.
WildNet taxon ID
18169
Synonym(s)
Maccullochella peelii mariensis
Maccullochella peelii macquariensis
Maccullochella peeli
Maccullochella macquariensis
Oligorus macquariensis
Alternate name(s)
Eastern Cod
Eastern Freshwater Cod
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC) status
Endangered
Back on Track (BoT) status
High
Conservation significant
Yes
Wetland status
Wetland Dependant Species
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil
Species environment
Aquatic

Other resources

Species Profile and Threats Database (SPRAT)
Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=18169

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
7 September 2021
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