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Galaxias auratus, Golden Galaxias


Freeman, R and Hardie, SA, Galaxias auratus, Golden Galaxias, The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources, Switzerland, pp. 1-11. (2019) [Government or Industry Research]

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DOI: doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2019-3.RLTS.T122902289A123382106.en


The species Galaxias auratus is assessed as Endangered based on its restricted range in Tasmania, Australia. It has an extent of occurrence (EOO) of 106 km2 and an area of occupancy (AOO) of 80 km2. There are two locations based on the threats of invasive species (Brown and Rainbow Trout) and water level management. The habitat is projected to decline based on drought.

Item Details

Item Type:Government or Industry Research
Keywords:freshwater fish, conservation, status, threatened species, conservation listing
Research Division:Environmental Sciences
Research Group:Environmental management
Research Field:Conservation and biodiversity
Objective Division:Environmental Management
Objective Group:Fresh, ground and surface water systems and management
Objective Field:Fresh, ground and surface water biodiversity
UTAS Author:Hardie, SA (Dr Scott Hardie)
ID Code:141653
Year Published:2019
Deposited By:Zoology
Deposited On:2020-11-06
Last Modified:2020-11-12

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