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Species profile—Bidyanus bidyanus (silver perch)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) → Terapontidae (grunters) → Bidyanus bidyanus (silver perch)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes)
Family
Terapontidae (grunters)
Scientific name
Bidyanus bidyanus (Mitchell, 1838)
Common name
silver perch
Type reference
Mitchell, T.L. 1838. Three expeditions into the interior of eastern Australia, with descriptions of recently explored regions of Australia felix, and of the present colony of New South Wales. T. & W. Boone, London.
WildNet taxon ID
27084
Alternate name(s)
bidyan
silver bream
black bream
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC) status
Critically endangered
Back on Track (BoT) status
Medium
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=27084

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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