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Species profile—Anguilla australis (southern shortfin eel)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) → Anguillidae (eels) → Anguilla australis (southern shortfin eel)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes)
Family
Anguillidae (eels)
Scientific name
Anguilla australis Richardson, 1841
Common name
southern shortfin eel
WildNet taxon ID
26908
Alternate name(s)
short-finned eel
silver eel
Back on Track (BoT) status
Low
Conservation significant
No
Wetland status
Wetland Dependant Species
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil
Species environment
Aquatic

Other resources

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=26908

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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