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Species profile—Neoceratodus forsteri (Australian lungfish)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Sarcopterygii (lobe-finned fishes) → Ceratodontidae (lungfishes) → Neoceratodus forsteri (Australian lungfish)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Sarcopterygii (lobe-finned fishes)
Family
Ceratodontidae (lungfishes)
Scientific name
Neoceratodus forsteri (Krefft, 1870)
Common name
Australian lungfish
WildNet taxon ID
26926
Alternate name(s)
Queensland lungfish
ceratodus
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC) status
Vulnerable
Back on Track (BoT) status
Critical
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=26926

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
23 October 2019
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