Oxleyan pygmy perch

The Oxleyan Pygmy Perch is a species of perch-like fish in the Percichthyidae family.

The Oxleyan pygmy perch lives in the benthopelagic, freshwater, pH range: 6.0 - 6.5, dH range: 5 - 10 environment.

The Oxleyan pygmy perch is classified as Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild.

The Oxleyan Pygmy Perch (Nannoperca oxleyana) is a species of perch in the Percichthyidae family. It is found only in Australia. Source - * Wager, R. 1996. Nannoperca oxleyana. More

The Oxleyan pygmy perch is a small freshwater fish that has been listed as ‘endangered’ under the Commonwealth Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 and the NSW Fisheries Management Act 1994. More

Characteristics - Oxleyan pygmy perch are light brown to olive in colour (darker on the back and paler on the sides) with three to four patchy brown bars running from head to tail. More

Current distribution: The Oxleyan Pygmy Perch occurs in coastal wallum swamps and streams from the Caboolture Shire north of Brisbane to Moreton Island, Tin Can Bay and Fraser Island. More

of the endangered Oxleyan Pygmy Perch (Nannoperca oxleyana) in north-eastern New South Wales". Jamie has been entrusted by NSW Fisheries with the job of trying to define the distribution of this species in that state so that an appropriate recovery plan can be developed. More

Common names

Nördlicher Zwergbarsch in German (Deutsch)
Oxleyan pygmy perch in English
淡黃矮鱸 in Mandarin Chinese
淡黃矮鱸 in Unknown
淡黄矮鲈 in Mandarin Chinese
淡黄矮鲈 in Unknown

Order : Perciformes
Family : Percichthyidae
Genus : Nannoperca
Species : Nannoperca oxleyana
Authority : Whitley, 1940