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Lethrinus atkinsoni Seale, 1910
YELLOWTAIL EMPEROR
Pacific Yellowtail Emperor; Reticulated Emperor; Tricky Snapper; Yellow Morwong; Yellow-tailed Emperor; Lethrinus mahsena Forsskål, 1775

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Species Lethrinus atkinsoni Seale, 1910

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CAAB : 37351013 Taxon concept Lethrinus_atkinsoni last modified 2013-10-09 10:07:52.756

Species Lethrinus atkinsoni Seale, 1910

Yellowtail Emperor , Pacific Yellowtail Emperor, Reticulated Emperor, Tricky Snapper, Yellow Morwong, Yellow-tailed Emperor

 

Miscellaneous Literature Names

 

Introduction

Frequently misidentified as Lethrinus mahsena , which is restricted to the western Indian Ocean

 

Distribution

States

Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia


Extra Distribution Information

Houtman Abrolhos, WA (28°30'S) to Capricorn Group, QLD (23°30'S), also Scott Reef, WA (14°03'S), Ashmore Reef, Timor Sea, Cocos (Keeling) Islands and Lord Howe Island; tropical, west-central Pacific.


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IMCRA

Lord Howe Province (14), Timor Province (2), Cape Province (20), Cocos (Keeling) Island Province (22), Northern Shelf Province (25), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Central Western Shelf Transition (28), Central Western Shelf Province (29), Southwest Shelf Transition (30), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Other Regions

Territory of Ashmore & Cartier Islands

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Coral reef, inshore, marine.

 

General References

Carpenter, K.E. 2001. Sparidae, Lethrinidae. pp. 2990-3050 in Carpenter, K.E. & Niem, V.H. (eds). The Living Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific. FAO Species Identification Guide for Fisheries Purposes . Rome : FAO Vol. 5 2791-3379 pp. [3027]

Carpenter, K.E. & Allen, G.R. 1989. FAO Species Catalogue. Emperor fishes and large-eye breams of the world (family Lethrinidae) . An annotated and illustrated catalogue of lethrinid species known to date. FAO Fisheries Synopsis. No. 125, Vol. 9. Rome : FAO 118 pp. [48]

Gloerfelt-Tarp, T. & Kailola, P.J. 1984. Trawled Fishes of Southern Indonesia and Northwest Australia . Jakarta : Dir. Gen. Fish. (Indonesia), German Tech. Coop., Aust. Dev. Ass. Bur. 406 pp. [203] (as L. mahsena , a misidentification)

Grant, E.M. 1991. Fishes of Australia . Brisbane : EM Grant Pty Ltd 480 pp. [212] (as L. mahsena , a misidentification)

Grant, E.M. 2002. Guide to Fishes . Redcliffe : EM Grant Pty Ltd 880 pp. [420]

Randall, J.E., Allen, G.R. & Steene, R. 1990. Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea . Bathurst : Crawford House Press 507 pp. figs. [198]

Sainsbury, K.J., Kailola, P.J. & Leyland, G.G. 1984. Continental Shelf Fishes of Northern and North-Western Australia . Canberra : Fisheries Information Service 375 pp. figs & pls. [224] (as L. mahsena , a misidentification)

Whitley, G.P. 1964. A survey of Australian Ichthyology. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 89 (1): 11-127 [46] (1241, as L. mahsena , a misidentification)

 

Common Name References

Carpenter, K.E. & Allen, G.R. 1989. FAO Species Catalogue. Emperor fishes and large-eye breams of the world (family Lethrinidae) . An annotated and illustrated catalogue of lethrinid species known to date. FAO Fisheries Synopsis. No. 125, Vol. 9. Rome : FAO 118 pp. [48] (FAO) (Pacific Yellowtail Emperor, Reticulated Emperor, Tricky Snapper, Yellow Morwong)

Randall, J.E., Allen, G.R. & Steene, R. 1990. Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea . Bathurst : Crawford House Press 507 pp. figs. [198] (Yellow-tailed Emperor)

Seafood Services Australia 2008. Australian Fish Names Standard. http://www.fishnames.com.au/. ( Yellowtail Emperor )

 

History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
19-Dec-2012 19-Dec-2012 MODIFIED
09-Nov-2011 MODIFIED

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