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Species profile—Macquaria ambigua (golden perch)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) → Percichthyidae (basses and cods) → Macquaria ambigua (golden perch)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes)
Family
Percichthyidae (basses and cods)
Scientific name
Macquaria ambigua (Richardson, 1845)
Common name
golden perch
WildNet taxon ID
27042
Synonym(s)
Macquaria ambigua ambigua
Macquaria sp. B
Macquaria ambigua oriens
Alternate name(s)
yellowbelly
white perch
tarki
Murray perch
Murray bream
freshwater bream
callop
Murray-Darling yellowbelly
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=27042

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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